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See latest reviews of other albums..., November 2014

The play features one of Shakespeare’s most famous and often-quoted speeches, ‘All the world’s a stage’, and is the origin of the phrase ‘too much of a good thing’. Director Thea Sharrock’s irresistible production of Shakespeare’s popular romantic comedy stirs wit, sentiment, intrigue, poetry, slapstick and love into a charming confection which challenges the traditional rules of romance. At its heart, a feisty but intelligent and feminine Rosalind (the charming Naomi Frederick), a knowing Celia (Laura Rogers) and a shambolic, endearingly naïve Orlando (Jack Laskey), with distraction provided by Dominic Rowan as hilarious Touchstone, and Tim McMullan, whose sonorous tones are perfectly suited to the lugubrious wit of Jaques. © 2016 Read complete review

Alide Kohlhaas
The Seniors Review, October 2010

If you have a Blu-ray disc player available, take a look at William Shakespeare’s As You Like It (also available on DVD Opus Arte
) performed at the Globe Theatre, London, in May 2009. It is a hard-to-resist production with several of the roles played by actors seen here on PBS in British productions. The costumes fit the action and the setting, the acting quality is high, and the choreography of scenes matches the overall quality of the production.

Kevin Filipski
Times Square, July 2010

One of Shakespeare’s wisest and wittiest comedies, As You Like It (Opus Arte Blu) gets an enjoyable new production at London’s Globe Theatre that stars a tomboyish Naomi Frederick as Rosalind, one of greatest Shakespearean characters, male or female

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