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Fri, November 19 @ 7:30 pm
One event on Sat, November 20, 2021 at 7:30 pm
One event on Sun, November 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm
Merely Players brings dark comedy and a female perspective to Shakespeare’s As You Like It
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By Katherine Gwynn
Directed by Gregory Berry
An Outsiders Inn Production
Seattle theater company Outsiders Inn brings their fall production to our stages one weekend only this November.
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players — but what does it mean to play? Rosalind is in the midst of her epilogue from As You Like It when the spotlight is interrupted by Phebe; Phebe, the lowly shepherd girl who fell in love with Rosalind in drag as Ganymede. Over the course of a single night, Phebe wanders the forest of Arden, raising questions about sexuality, sonnets, gender, violence, dead deer, and love. And, perhaps, discovering what being a player — and being free — really means.
“Merely searches for the moments when the words of lovers become songs and sonnets, the layers of narrative working to make poetry for the viewer. It. Is. Special.” – Lonita Cook, In Kansas City
Friday/Saturday, Nov 19 & 20, 7:30pm
Sunday, Nov 21, 1:00pm
Free for iDiOM Season Passholders