In Shakespeare's time, all actors were male, even those playing female parts. Center Stage turns this tradition on its head when an all-female cast takes the stage in this romantic comedy featuring thwarted lovers, a clown and women disguised as men. As You Like It boasts one of Shakespeare's most vibrant heroines: Rosalind, the beautiful daughter of an exiled duke, who falls suddenly and madly in love with the dashing Orlando. When Rosalind is banished from court, she disguises herself as a boy and flees to the forest. There she encounters comic twists and turns on a merry romp toward an eventual happy ending. Keep an ear out for some of Shakespeare's most famous lines. As You Like It is the origin of the phrase "too much of a good thing" as well as the source of the famous and oft-quoted speech, "All the world's a stage ..."
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