As You Like It at Barbican Theatre tickets
As You Like It at Barbican Theatre tickets

As You Like It tickets from £11.75

Tickets from £11.75

Overview

As part of a new RSC season, a playful new version of Shakespeare’s beloved romantic comedy As You Like It comes to the Barbican stage.

As You Like It follows Rosalind as she is banished and journeys into exile with her best friend Celia. Along the way, however, she becomes an object of interest for Orlando, who has also been forced in the forest. Featuring a cross-dressing heroine, fools, songs, and questionable poetry, As You Like It will see if love really does conquer all in this production filled with physical comedy, music and puppetry.

Kimberley Sykes is an accomplished director, having previously headed RSC productions of Dido, Queen of Carthage and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as City of Angels for the Donmar Warehouse and East is East for Trafalgar Studios.

The Barbican’s production stars Lucy Phelps (Witness for the Prosecution, Julius Ceaser) as Rosalind, Sophie Khan Levy (Maydays, Hanna) as Celia, and David Ajao (Hecuba, Barbershop Chronicles) as Orlando, all of whom will also star in the season’s Measure for Measure.

A comic tale of love and friendship, As You Like It arrives at the Barbican on 26th October.

Recommended for

If you’re interested in seeing one of Shakespeare’s more fun comedies, this production will definitely be the one for you!

Age Recommendations: TBC

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Dates and times

Running time: 2 hours 56 minutes (incl. interval)
Opening: 26 Oct 2019
Press night: 26 Oct 2019
Booking from: 26 Oct 2019
Booking until: 18 Jan 2020

Next available performances

DateMatineeEvening
Saturday 26 Oct 2019--7:15pm
Monday 28 Oct 2019--7:15pm
Wednesday 30 Oct 2019--7:15pm
Thursday 31 Oct 20191:15pm7:15pm
Friday 01 Nov 2019--7:15pm
Saturday 02 Nov 20191:15pm7:15pm
Friday 22 Nov 2019--7:15pm

Location and map

Barbican Theatre
Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS

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