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As You Like It

by Roger Winn, Theater Director
Mullen Theater will be putting on their adaptation of As you Like It. This Shakespeare classic will make you laugh and pull at your heart strings, as you follow the love story of Rosalind and Orlando. 

Shows are Thursday, October 20th; Friday, October 21st; and Saturday, October 22nd at 7:00pm in the Rilko Event Center on Mullen's campus. Tickets are $5 for students and seniors and $10 for all other guests. Tickets can be purchased online HERE or at the door. 

As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 and first published in the First Folio in 1623. The play's first performance is uncertain, though a performance at Wilton House in 1603 has been suggested as a possibility.

As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques, who speaks many of Shakespeare's most famous speeches. Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country.