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  As You Like It at Convergence

As You Like It

1819 N. Quaker Ln. Alexandria

Escape to the forest of Arden with a romantic and immersive production of As You Like It. Four charming couples swoon, banter, argue, and fall deeply in love against the background of an original, modern score. This production reunites the team behind our entertaining, touching, and bittersweet production of A Midsummer Night's Dream: director Jessica Aimone and music director Zach Roberts.

Thru - Apr 27, 2019

Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Price: $20

Box Office: 703-998-6260

  As You Like It Reviews
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BroadwayWorld - Recommended

"...After a bit of fast-moving familial drama - including an elaborately choreographed wrestling match - the play begins properly with its main characters drifting towards the forest of Arden, where they forget their troubles and walk around talking about love, falling in love, helping others fall in love, et cetera. There's some antics, of course, but it's in Arden that As You Like It becomes its true self, a play that asks its characters and audiences to set aside conflict in favor of - as aptly put in the director's note - "grace, beauty, and [the] potential of humanity.""
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Jack Read

DC Metro Theater Arts - Highly Recommended

"...Brave Spirits Theatre presents a rewarding rendering of Shakespeare’s oft-produced As You Like It. Under the engaging direction of Jessica Aimone, Brave Spirits’ production provides characters and couples who often can be found in the dimmer light of the background with an opportunity to shine in the spotlight. This is an egalitarian touch that does not take away from the main characters’ journey on their way to find true love and marriage. Aimone adds another dash of power-sharing; the show opens as if at a wedding party with guests (the audience) and the cast meeting and greeting one another to break the ice.
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David Siegel

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