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U.S. Botanic Garden Plays Arden in Tour

Shakespeare Theatre CompanyIn conjunction with its upcoming production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, Washington, D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre Company, in partnership with the U.S.  Botanic Garden, is presenting An Escape to the Forest of Arden, a podcast thattakes participants on a journey through the U.S. Botanic Garden using Shakespeare's poetry performed by some of D.C.'s finest actors.

Through the podcast, participants can hear Romeo call to his love from between the greenhouse's branches, journey through a fern-filled primeval forest with the fairies of A Midsummer Night's Dream, remember Ophelia's watery reflection amidst the flowers she adored, and challenge their imagination without leaving the boundaries of the National Mall.

The program is available through four different media:

To access An Escape to the Forest of Arden, click here.

October 20, 2014

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