MANCHESTER >> National Theatre Live, the best of British theatre broadcast to cinemas around the world, comes to Burr and Burton Academy's Riley Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 26 at 2 p.m. Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will offer the screening of "As You Like It," William Shakespeare's comedy of love and change. It comes to the National Theatre for the first time in over 30 years, with Rosalie Craig (London Road, Macbeth at MIF) as Rosalind. With her father the Duke banished and in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden. There, released from convention, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation. Disguising herself as a boy, she embraces a different way of living and falls spectacularly in love.
Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for seniors and $9 for students. Tickets may be purchased online at bbatickets.com.
National Theatre Live is sponsored by Aviva and distributed internationally (ex-UK) by New York-based BYExperience.