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ROSALIND | James Cousins Company

James Cousins' bold reinvention of As You Like It distills Shakespeare's play into a contemporary story that focuses on Rosalind's gender-bending methods of survival, placing her in modern day Seoul, South Korea where the question of women's rights is a relatively new & pressing topic. 


Featuring an original text by poet Sabrina Mahfouz performed by Jasmine Blackborow, the soundtrack moves between extremes of lush ambience, eerie sound design, hi-energy rock/rap & Arab-influenced 'secular prayer' vocals.


Rosalind premiered at Daehakro Arts Centre, Seoul in October 2016.

Images © 2024 Camilla Greenwell

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