'As You Like It' Review: Bare-Bones Shakespeare

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'As You Like It' Review: Bare-Bones Shakespeare

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Classic Stage Company, one of New York’s most admired off-Broadway theaters, has launched its 50th season with an “As You Like It” directed by John Doyle, who became CSC’s artistic director last year. Mr. Doyle, who specializes in spare small-scale stagings of musicals, hasn’t done much Shakespeare, and this production, a 100-minute minimalist version of Shakespeare’s comedy, is very much in the now-familiar style of his CSC revivals of Stephen Sondheim’s “Pacific Overtures” and “Passion.” The set, which he designed…

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