As You Like It

[As You Like It]
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When Frederick usurps his brother's dukedom, the brother has to live in Arden forest. His daughter Rosalind is a friend of Frederick's daughter Celia and they watch Orlando wrestle. He is the son of Rowland de Boys and Rosalind falls instantly in love. They are banished as Rowland is a friend of the duke, and Celia joins them. Disguised as Ganymede and Aliena, Rosalind and Celia go to the forest to meet the duke and join Orlando. Ganymede encourages Orlando to woo him as if he were Rosalind. Orlando's brother is sent to kill him but is saved from a lion and they reunite. Oliver falls in love with Aliena instantly and wants to marry the next day! The disguises are dropped on the wedding day, Frederick restores the dukedom, and Jaques and Touchstone reflect on the festivities with songs.

William Shakespeare was born in 1564, lived in Bishopsgate, London, and then Stratford, and died in 1616. He married Anne Hathaway and had three children. Based on a romantic story by Thomas Lodge called 'Rosalynde'.