After following her cousin, Rosalind, into banishment, Celia finds herself more
lost than ever before. Without the comforts of the palace, her father, and even her name
(which is now Aliena), she must identify the new and mysterious feeling that binds her to
the Forest of Arden: a profound love for Rosalind.
In this one-act reimagining of William Shakespeare’s pastoral comedy, As You
Like It, Celia, seeks to earn her place as the protagonist of the story and the object of