Our As You Like It is set in modern-day India where Duke has fled into the forest and established herself as a Guru after her sister's hostile take-over of the family company Court Corp. Back in the city, Frederica Duke worries that the presence of her niece undermines her power and claim to the company.
Chicago Shakespeare's As You Like It is a delightful production that seems to be saying "What if Jane Austen had written As You Like It?" I absolutely loved it. The choices were often very different from mine, but they were charming and funny.
I highly recommend that you see both The Chicago Shakespeare As You Like It and the Storefront Shakespeare As You Like It so that you can see just how different two shows with the same script can be and enjoy the hilarious situations Shakespeare puts his characters through as interpreted by two very different directors.
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