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Provo Castle Theatre Festival "As You Like it" by Renaissance Now

Presented by Renaissance Now Theatre & Film at Castle Amphitheater, Provo UT

Jul 17 - 27 2019
Provo Castle Theatre Festival "As You Like it" by Renaissance Now

Shakespeare’s “As You Like it” set contemporarily, is a romp through the forest as high born characters are banished to the woods. There they learn about life, love and loyalty. Live music & dance through the show. Nightly except Sunday July 17-27

Director McKay Nicol has created a sharp, witty, production of Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy, with lively contemporary music and dance.  The storyline follows a pair of lovers, facing perilous circumstances: Orlando, because of his brother Oliver,  and Rosalind. who opposed her uncle’s cruelty towards the young man. Both are also banished to the forest.  Rosalind’s cousin Celia follows and Rosalind into hiding, Rosalind dressing as a boy for their protection. Ironically, after

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Tickets available at the door and at Smithstix:  General admission $15. Senior/Student $10

Early ticket sales $10 through July 13.

Thursday/Monday Two for one tickets available

Group rates & Family rates available

Contact: 801-467-8499


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Additional time info:

Preshow events at 7:15 on these dates:

July 18: Bryson Smellie (& cast):  Modern Relevance of Shakespeare’s Characters

July  19, 7:15 pm McKay Nicol (& cast): Addressing Mental Health & Depression in Shakespeare’s “As You Like it”, Then & Now

July 22, Monday 7:15 pm, Ben Hopkin:  Role of Women in Shakespeare’s culture

July 25, Thursday 7:15 pm : Dr. Kathy Curtiss: Gender and Identity, Now & Then participation event

July 26, Friday 7:15 pm:  Dr. Bruce Young: “Love, Courtship, & Conversion in Shakespeare’s Universal Themes: 1599 and Today”

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Castle Amphitheater

1300 East Center Street, Provo, UT 84601

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