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Free Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It | The Presidio

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Main Post (Presidio) | Park Blvd. and Lincoln Blvd., San Franciso, CA


Free Shakespeare in the Park 2019: “As You Like It”

For the 37th season of Shakespeare in the Park, SF Shakes will present a production of As You Like It.

As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques who speaks many of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches (such as “All the world’s a stage”, “too much of a good thing” and “A fool, A fool, I met a fool in the forest”). Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country.

Bring your family and friends, a blanket, and a picnic to enjoy professional theater at no charge in a beautiful park setting near you.

2019 Shakespeare in the Park

Pleasanton: Amador Valley Community Park
(Santa Rita Rd & Black Ave)
June 29 – July 14 on Saturdays and Sundays at 7 pm

Cupertino: Memorial Park Amphitheater
(Stevens Creek Blvd & Mary Ave)
July 20 – August 4 on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 7 pm

Redwood City: Grounds of Sequoia High School
(1201 Brewster Ave at Broadway)
August 10-25 on Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 4 pm

San Francisco: The Presidio’s Main Post Parade Ground Lawn
(between Graham St & Keyes Ave)
August 31 – September 8 on Saturdays, Sundays, Monday, September 2 at 2 pm

San Francisco: McLaren Park’s Jerry Garcia Amphitheater
(40 John F. Shelley Dr)
Sept 14-22 on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm; Thursday and Friday at 10am


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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Kids & Families, Theater & Performance
Address: Park Blvd. and Lincoln Blvd., San Franciso, CA

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