As You Like It

by Shaina Taub

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released December 15, 2017

All Music & Lyrics by Shaina Taub
All Vocals, Piano & Rhodes by Shaina Taub
Produced by Shaina Taub and Dean Sharenow
Engineered, Mixed and Mastered by Dean Sharenow at Steel Cut Audio

Drums - Hiroyuki Matsuura
Guitar - Mike Brun

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Track Name: Prologue: All The World's A Stage
JAQUES:
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
AND EVERYBODY’S IN THE SHOW
NOBODY’S A PRO
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
AND EVERY DAY, WE PLAY OUR PART
ACTING OUT OUR HEART
YEAR BY YEAR, WE GROW
LEARNING AS WE GO
TRYING TO TELL A STORY WE CAN FEEL
HOW DO YOU MAKE THE MAGIC REAL?

[YOUNG ROSALIND and YOUNG ORLANDO enter, accompanied by their parents.]

DA DA DA DA DA DA DA
DA DA DA DA DA DA DA
DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA DA

WE START AS BABIES
BORN UNAFRAID TO CRY
PUKING ON OUR PARENTS’ SHIRTS
STILL STARING UP WITH WONDER AT THE SKY

AND THEN WE’RE KIDS
NOT YET CAPABLE OF HATE
FREELY DANCING WITH EACH OTHER
UNAWARE INSIDE OUR YOUTH
OF A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MAKE-BELIEVE AND TRUTH

[Their parents fade away, leaving the two young kids alone.]

YOUNG ROSALIND & YOUNG ORLANDO
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE

JAQUES
DA DA DA DA DA DA DA

YOUNG ROSALIND & YOUNG ORLANDO
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE

JAQUES
DA DA DA DA DA DA DA

[YOUNG ROSALIND and YOUNG ORLANDO grow a little older and are replaced by TWEEN ROSALIND and TWEEN ORLANDO.]

THEN WE GET BIGGER
AND THINK BEFORE WE PLAY
GIVE EACH OTHER STAGE FRIGHT
AND WORRY WHAT THE CRITICS HAVE TO SAY

WE HIDE IN COSTUME
PRETEND WE BLEND IN WITH THE SCENERY
AND ACT THE WAY WE’RE TAUGHT WE OUGHTA BE

TWEEN ROSALIND & TWEEN ORLANDO
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE

JAQUES
DA DA DA DA DA DA DA

TWEEN ROSALIND & TWEEN ORLANDO
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE

JAQUES
DA DA DA DA DA DA DA

[TWEEN ROSALIND and TWEEN ORLANDO grow into young adults and are replaced by our ROSALIND and ORLANDO.]

JAQUES (cont’d)
THEN WE’RE ALMOST GROWN-UPS
TRYING TO FILL OUR PARENTS’ SHOES WITH BROKEN SOLES
WE QUESTION OUR ROLES
CAN’T SEEM TO FIND OUR LIGHT
SICK OF WAITING IN THE WINGS OF THE SAME LIFE
NIGHT AFTER NIGHT
LONGING FOR A DUET
WITH SOMEONE WHO TRULY SEES YOU
WE DON’T KNOW THE WORDS YET
BUT WE’LL SING UNTIL WE DO

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
AND EVERYBODY’S IN THE SHOW
NOBODY’S A PRO
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
AND EVERY DAY, WE PLAY OUR PART
ACTING OUT OUR HEART
YEAR BY YEAR, WE GROW
LEARNING AS WE GO
TRYING TO TELL A STORY WE CAN FEEL
HOW DO YOU MAKE THE MAGIC REAL?
HOW DO YOU MAKE THE MAGIC REAL?
Track Name: The Man I'm Supposed To Be
[ORLANDO enters, practicing his moves for the upcoming wrestling match. He counts his reps as he goes.]

ORLANDO:
ONE, TWO, THREE — HUH!

THE LAST THING MY DAD DID BEFORE HE DIED
WAS TELL MY BROTHER TO RAISE ME RIGHT
HE MADE HIM SWEAR TO SUPPORT ME AND SCHOOL ME
CAUSE HE’D BE THE MAN OF THE HOUSE NOW
BUT MY BROTHER, HE BROKE THAT VOW

HE’S KEPT ME IN THE DARK IN THIS ROTTEN PLACE
WITH ONLY MY TAIL TO CHASE
LIKE A PIG IN HIS PEN
AN ANIMAL, NOT A MAN

NOW I’M GROWN AND I’VE GOT NO JOB, NO DEGREE
SO NO ONE TAKES ME SERIOUSLY
JUST ANOTHER UNEDUCATED PUNK WITH NO SHOT
BUT I’M NOT
AND SOON THEY’LL SEE

I AM THE SON OF SIR ROWLAND DE BOYS!
AND HIS SPIRIT GROW GROW GROWS IN ME
AND I’M THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN LIVE UP TO HIS BRAVE AND RIGHTEOUS NAME!
I AM THE SON OF SIR ROWLAND DE BOYS!
AND HIS SPIRIT SHOW SHOW SHOWS IN ME.
SO BROTHER BETTER BEWARE
I’M BECOMING THE MAN I’M SUPPOSED TO BE!
THE MAN I’M SUPPOSED TO, SUPPOSED TO BE

ONE, TWO, THREE

‘CAUSE HARD AS HE TRIED TO SHUT ME INSIDE
HE COULDN’T STOP ME FROM MAKING STRIDES
HE MAY HAVE INHERITED HIS MONEY, BUT (HUH!)
I GOT HIS SKILLS. (HA!)

AND I’VE TRAINED MYSELF DAY AND NIGHT
YEAH, I’VE BEEN GETTING READY TO FIGHT
AND I’M FINALLY STRONG ENOUGH TO MAN UP, STAND UP,
RIP ALL HIS COMMANDS UP
TIL HE’LL RECOGNIZE

I AM THE SON OF SIR ROWLAND DE BOYS!
AND HIS SPIRIT FLOW, FLOW, FLOWS IN ME.
SO BROTHER BETTER BEWARE,
I’M BECOMING THE MAN I’M SUPPOSED TO BE
THE MAN I’M SUPPOSED TO, SUPPOSED TO

TONIGHT, WHEN I WRESTLE IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP
I’M GONNA EARN THE HONOR I’VE BEEN NEEDING FOR SO LONG.
I’M GONNA PROVE THEIR VERSION OF ME WRONG
I’M GONNA MAKE THE WHOLE WORLD UNDERSTAND
IF ONLY SOMEONE WOULD UNDERSTAND!

[Enter OLIVER, Orlando’s older brother.]

OLIVER
Now, sir, what make you here?

ORLANDO
Nothing. I am not taught to make anything.

ORLANDO
What mar you then, sir?

orlando
I am helping you to mar that which God made, a poor unworthy brother of yours, with idleness.

OLIVER:
Know you where you are, sir?

ORLANDO:
O, sir, very well.

OLIVER
Know you before whom, sir?

ORLANDO
I have as much of my father in me as you!

OLIVER
What, boy!

[The brothers physically fight.]

ORLANDO
Come, come, elder brother!

ADAM
Sweet brothers, be patient!

OLIVER
Wilt thou lay hands on me, villain?

ORLANDO
I am no villain!

I AM THE SON OF SIR ROWLAND DE BOYS!
AND HIS SPIRIT GROW, GROW, GROWS IN ME,
AND I WILL NOT ENDURE YOUR TORTURE ONE MORE GOD-FORSAKEN DAY
I AM THE SON OF SIR ROWLAND DE BOYS!
AND EVERYONE WILL KNOW KNOW KNOW IT’S ME
CAUSE STARTING TONIGHT,
I’M BECOMING THE MAN I’M SUPPOSED TO,
BROTHER BEWARE OF THE MAN THAT YOU’RE CLOSE TO,
YOU BETTER MAKE WAY FOR THE MAN I’M SUPPOSED TO BE!
Track Name: Rosalind, Be Merry
[Throughout this song, HISPERIA and the other LADIES-IN-WAITING dress ROSALIND in an elaborate gown, crown and make-up.]

ROSALIND:
ROSALIND, BE MERRY
ROSALIND, BE BRIGHT
EVEN THOUGH YOUR HEART IS BREAKING
ACT LIKE YOU’RE ALRIGHT

ROSALIND, BE PLEASANT
ROSALIND, AGREE
ROSALIND, JUST PLAY THE GIRL
THAT YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO BE

ROSALIND, BE ROSY
ROSALIND, BE GAY
ROSALIND, DON’T SPEAK
UNLESS YOU’VE SOMETHING NICE TO SAY

ROSALIND, GET READY
IT’S NEARLY TIME TO GO
DRESS UP LIKE A PUPPET AND PUT ON ANOTHER SHOW

IF THEY ONLY KNEW
WHAT’S UNDERNEATH THE COSTUME
UNDERNEATH THE COSTUME

ROSALIND, BE LOVELY
SMILE, WON’T YOU DEAR?
YOU’LL MESS UP YOUR MAKE UP
IF YOU SHED ANOTHER TEAR

COVER UP YOUR SADNESS
TUCK IT IN YOUR BRA
IT MAKES US UNCOMFORTABLE WHEN WOMEN HAVE A FLAW

ROSALIND, BE SIMPLE
ROSALIND, BE SMALL
DON’T YOU DARE TO HOPE FOR FREAKING ANYTHING AT ALL

ROSALIND, DON’T LOSE IT
ROSALIND, DON’T SWEAR
PAIN AND GRIEF AND RAGE
ARE NOT APPROPRIATE TO WEAR

TONIGHT AT THE GAMES
YOU WILL NOD AND APPLAUD
LIKE A GOOD LITTLE FRAUD

MY GOD
IF THEY ONLY KNEW
WHAT’S UNDERNEATH THE COSTUME!
UNDERNEATH THE COSTUME
WHAT’S DYING TO COME OUT
FROM UNDERNEATH THIS COSTUME

ROSALIND, BE CAREFUL
KEEP YOURSELF IN CHECK
BETTER NOT BREAK CHARACTER
OR THEY COULD BREAK YOUR NECK

[ROSALIND catches sight of herself, now all done up, in the mirror.]

ROSALIND, BE HONEST
TAKE A LOOK AND SEE
IF YOU HAD NO ROLE TO PLAY
THEN WHO WOULD YOU BE?
Track Name: The Wrestling Match
[A crowd of ROYAL SUBJECTS enter, arriving at the arena for the games. They gather around a wrestling ring.]

ANNOUNCER:
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Duke’s royal wrestling championship! Are you ready?

ROYAL SUBJECTS:
Yeah!

ANNOUNCER:
I said, are you ready???

ROYAL SUBJECTS:
YEAH!

ANNOUNCER:
C’mon people, I can’t hear you, I said ARE? YOU? READYYYYYY????

ROYAL SUBJECTS:
YEAHHHHHH!!!!

ANNOUNCER:
Ladies and Gentlemen, I present the Royal Duke Frederick!

[DUKE FREDERICK enters with his entourage of ROYAL MINIONS.

As he enters, all subjects bow in fear.]

ROYAL SUBJECTS & ROYAL MINIONS:
AH, ALL HAIL DUKE FREDERICK
AH, ALL HAIL DUKE FREDERICK

DUKE FREDERICK:
Let the games begin!

ANNOUNCER:
Round one! Introducing the undefeated, reigning champion: Bronco Internacional!

[BRONCO, a masked lucha libre wrestler, enters and takes the ring.]

ROYAL SUBJECTS:
BRONCO, BRONCO, HE’S THE MAN!
NO ONE CAN DO IT LIKE BRONCO CAN!
BRONCO, BRONCO, HE’S THE MAN!
NO ONE CAN DO IT LIKE BRONCO CAN!

ANNOUNCER:
And his opponent: the fiery, the fearless Frankie Flow

[FRANKIE FLOW, another masked lucha libre wrestler, enters and takes the ring.]

ROYAL SUBJECTS:
FRANKIE FLOW’S THE MAN
FRANKIE FLOW’S THE MAN
IF ANYONE CAN BEAT HIM, FRANKIE CAN!
FRANKIE FLOW’S THE MAN
FRANKIE FLOW’S THE MAN
IF ANYONE CAN BEAT HIM, FRANKIE CAN!

ANNOUNCER:
Wrestlers, you shall try but one fall.

ANNOUNCER & ROYAL SUBJECTS:
THREE! TWO! ONE! FIGHT!

[BRONCO and FRANKIE FLOW wrestle!]

ROYAL SUBJECTS:
LET’S GO, BRONCO!
LET’S GO FRANKIE!
GO AND GET ‘EM, WHOA!

LET’S GO, BRONCO!
LET’S GO FRANKIE!
GO AND GET ‘EM, WHOA!

LET’S GO, BRONCO!
LET’S GO FRANKIE!
GO AND GET ‘EM, WHOA!
OOH! AH! OUCH! WOW!

[BRONCO pins FRANKIE FLOW down.]

REFEREE:
ONE, TWO, THREE!

ANNOUNCER:
AND THE WINNER IS BRONCO!

ALL:
WOO!

[FRANKIE FLOW exits the ring.]

ANNOUNCER:
Round two! Bronco faces his second opponent: the primal, the vicious CAVEMAN!

[CAVEMAN, another cameo masked lucha libre wrestler, enters and takes the ring.]

ROYAL SUBJECTS:
CAVEMAN CAVEMAN, HE’S THE MAN!
IF ANYONE CAN BEAT HIM, CAVEMAN CAN!
CAVEMAN CAVEMAN, HE’S THE MAN!
IF ANYONE CAN BEAT HIM, CAVEMAN CAN!

ANNOUNCER:
Wrestlers, you shall try but one fall.

ANNOUNCER & ROYAL SUBJECTS
THREE, TWO, ONE! FIGHT!

[BRONCO and CAVEMAN wrestle!]

ROYAL SUBJECTS:
LET’S GO, BRONCO!
LET’S GO CAVEMAN!
GO AND GET ‘EM, WHOA!

LET’S GO, BRONCO!
LET’S GO CAVEMAN!
GO AND GET ‘EM, WHOA!

LET’S GO, BRONCO!
LET’S GO CAVEMAN!
GO AND GET ‘EM, WHOA!
OOH! AH! OUCH! WOW!

[BRONCO pins CAVEMAN down.]

REFEREE
One, two, three!

ANNOUNCER
And the winner is Bronco again!

ALL
WOO!

[CAVEMAN exits the ring.]

ANNOUNCER
Round three — the last round for the championship! Bronco faces his third and final opponent…
[reading from a slip of paper]
… Orlando?

[ORLANDO enters the ring in a mask as the crowd murmurs.]

A ROYAL SUBJECT:
WHO IS THIS KID?

A ROYAL SUBJECT:
HE’S FAR TOO YOUNG!

TWO ROYAL SUBJECTS:
BRONCO WILL EAT HIM ALIVE!

A ROYAL SUBJECT:
WHAT A PUNK!

A ROYAL SUBJECT:
HE’S GOT NO SHOT!

A ROYAL SUBJECT:
HE’LL NEVER SURVIVE!

DUKE FREDERICK:
[To CELIA and ROSALIND]
Speak to him ladies, see if you can move him.

CELIA:
Young gentlemen, we pray you for your own sake to embrace your safety and give over this attempt!

ROSALIND:
Do, young sir!

ORLANDO:
[Not looking at ROSALIND and CELIA]
Let your gentle wishes go with me to my trial, wherein if I be foiled, there is but one shamed that was never gracious. I shall do the world no injury, for in it I have nothing.

ROSALIND:
The little strength that I have, I would it were with you.

BRONCO:
[mocking him in Spanish]
Aver donde esta este galan jovencito? [Come, where is this young gallant?]

ORLANDO:
Ready, sir!

DUKE FREDERICK:
You shall try but one fall!

ALL:
THREE! TWO! ONE! FIGHT!

[BRONCO and ORLANDO wrestle!]

UH OH, UH OH!
UH OH, UH OH!
DO YOU THINK HE CAN?

UH OH, UH OH!
UH OH, UH OH!
CAN HE? YES HE CAN!

WHAT AN UPSET!
WHO’DA THUNK IT?

ROSALIND:
OH EXCELLENT YOUNG MAN!

ALL:
WHAT? NO! DAMN! WHOA!

[ORLANDO pins BRONCO down.]

REFEREE:
One, two, three!

ANNOUNCER:
And the winner’s Orlando!

ALL:
ORLANDO, LANDO, HE’S THE MAN
NO ONE CAN DO IT LIKE ‘LANDO CAN
ORLANDO, LANDO, HE’S THE MAN!
NO ONE CAN DO IT LIKE ‘LANDO CAN
ORLANDO, ORLANDO, ORLANDO!
Track Name: After The Match
ORLANDO:
I’M PROUD TO BE THE SON OF SIR ROWLAND DE BOYS
AND I WOULDN’T TRADE THAT FOR A THING!
LET ALONE TO WIN THE FAVOR OF SOME IRON-HANDED KING!

ROSALIND:
MY FATHER LOVED SIR ROWLAND DE BOYS,
AND IF HE WAS LIKE HIS SON, I CAN SEE WHY.
THIS GUY HAD NOTHING LEFT TO LOSE,
SO HE WENT FOR WHAT HE WANTED WITHOUT SHAME.
HE WOULDN’T PLAY THEIR GAME.

[ROSALIND approaches ORLANDO.]

ORLANDO:
I JUST WANTED YOU TO KNOW
YOU INSPIRED ME TONIGHT
AND I HAVEN’T MUCH TO GIVE
BUT I WANT YOU TO HAVE THIS
IT BELONGED TO MY DAD
YOU DESERVE SOMETHING FOR THE COURAGE THAT YOU HAD

[ROSALIND takes a chain off her neck and puts it around Orlando’s neck. He is speechless.]

ORLANDO:
...

CELIA:
Shall we go, coz?

ROSALIND:
Fare you well.

[ROSALIND starts to walk away from ORLANDO.]

ORLANDO:
ORLANDO, STUPID ORLANDO!
COULD YOU NOT EVEN SAY 'THANKS'?
OR MAKE A SOUND
YOUR BETTER PARTS ARE ALL THROWN DOWN!

ROSALIND:
IS HE STILL LOOKING MY WAY?
WHAT WAS HE TRYING TO SAY?
WAIT - DID HE MAKE A SOUND?
SHOULD I TURN AROUND?

[ROSALIND turns back.]

Did you call, sir?

ORLANDO:
Hm?

ROSALIND:
You wrestled well and conquered more than just your enemies.

ORLANDO:
….

CELIA:
Will you go, Rosalind?

TOUCHSTONE:
Rosalind!

[CELIA and TOUCHSTONE drag ROSALIND away, leaving ORLANDO alone.]

ORLANDO:
SHE...
WHAT’S HAPPENING TO ME?
YOU…
WHAT ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO DO?
WHAT ARE YOU SUPPOSED TO, SUPPOSED TO DO?

[Enter one of Duke Frederick’s ROYAL MINIONS.]

ROYAL MINION:
Good sir, I do in friendship counsel you to leave this place.
Such is now the Duke's condition
That he misconstrues all that you have done.

ORLANDO:
I thank you, friend.

[ROYAL MINION exits.]

ORLANDO:
Thus must I from the smoke into the smother,
from tyrant duke unto a tyrant brother.
BUT ROSALIND
ROSALIND!
Track Name: In Arden
ALL:
IN ARDEN, OH IN ARDEN, OH IN ARDEN
HOW SHALL WE LEARN TO BE?

IN ARDEN, OH IN ARDEN, OH IN ARDEN
HOW SHALL WE LEARN TO BE?

IN ARDEN, OH IN ARDEN, OH IN ARDEN
HOW SHALL WE LEARN TO BE?

IN ARDEN, OH IN ARDEN, OH IN ARDEN
HOW SHALL WE LEARN TO BE?

DUKE SENIOR:
CALLING ALL OUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY IN EXILE
GATHER ROUND AS WE MAKE A SONG!
HOW SHALL WE SING OF GRACE IN THIS STRANGE PLACE?
I DON’T KNOW, BUT I’LL SING ALONG

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR:
WE SHALL TRY TO FIND THE USE IN OUR DISTRESS

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR:
WE SHALL ANSWER TO ADVERSITY WITH KINDNESS

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR:
WE SHALL SEEK THE BLESSINGS IN OUR MISERIES

ALL:
WE SHALL LEARN TO SEE THE FOREST FOR THE TREES

DUKE SENIOR & ATTENDANTS:
OH WHEN THE ICY WINTER WIND BENUMBS MY BODY
EVEN THOUGH I SHIVER, I AM STILL ALIVE
I SMILE AND THANK THE WIND FOR ITS HONESTY
REMINDING MY SKIN IT’S THICK ENOUGH TO SURVIVE

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR & ATTENDANTS:
WE SHALL STUDY ALL THE SERMONS IN THE STONES

ARDENITES:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR & ATTENDANTS:
WE SHALL HEAR THE LANGUAGE OF OUR HEARTS AND BONES

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR & ATTENDANTS:
WE SHALL READ THE BOOK IN THE BROOK AND SACRED SPRING
WE SHALL LISTEN FOR THE TRUTH IN EVERYTHING

ALL:
THE CAVE BECOMES OUR ROOF
THE FIRE BECOMES OUR HEAT
THE RAIN BECOMES OUR DRINK
THE DEER BECOME OUR FOOD TO EAT!

JAQUES:
DO YOU REALIZE THAT THE DEER WE EAT FOR DINNER
ARE ACTUALLY THINKING, FEELING CREATURES
WHO LIVED HERE LONG BEFORE WE CAME?
AND WHEN WE OCCUPY THEIR NATIVE HOME
AND HUNT THEM DOWN,
WE’RE NO BETTER THAN YOUR BROTHER
WHO DISPLACED US JUST THE SAME!

DUKE SENIOR:
Oh Jaques. It does irk me — the poor dappled fools, should in their own confines have their round haunches gored.

JAQUES:
BUT THE DEER THEMSELVES ARE JUST AS BAD AS WE ARE!
I RECENTLY SAW ONE WITH AN ARROW IN HIS HEART,
ON HIS DYING BREATH,
AND WHEN THE OTHER DEER WENT BY,
THEY JUST IGNORED THEIR WOUNDED KIN,
DELIBERATELY LEAVING HER TO A COLD AND LONELY DEATH!
AND ANOTHER THING!
WAIT, I LOST MY TRAIN OF THOUGHT...

DUKE SENIOR:
Jaques, I love to cope with you in these sullen fits,
for you are full of matter!
Everybody! Two, three, four!

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR:
WE SHALL FIND OUT WHAT WE’RE MADE OF FROM THE RAIN

ALL:
IN ARDEN

JAQUES:
WE SHALL FIND WE’RE MADE OF SELFISHNESS AND PAIN!

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR:
WE SHALL SEARCH FOR HARMONY IN EVERY TURN

JAQUES:
WE SHALL MAKE THE SAME MISTAKES AND NEVER LEARN!

DUKE SENIOR:
Fie on thee, Jaques!

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENOR:
WE SHALL UNIFY!

ALL:
IN ARDEN

JAQUES:
WE SHALL ALL SOON DIE!

ALL:
IN ARDEN

DUKE SENIOR:
WE SHALL PITCH A TENT!

JAQUES:
WE SHALL RUIN THE ENVIRONMENT!

ALL:
IN ARDEN, WE SHALL REACH OUT IN THE DARKNESS AND ARISE!
IN ARDEN, WE SHALL SEE THE LIGHT WITHIN EACH OTHER’S EYES!
IN ARDEN, WE SHALL MAKE A SANCTUARY ALL AS ONE!

DUKE SENIOR:
OUR LOVE SHALL BE OUR SHEPHERD AND OUR SUN!

JAQUES:
TIL IT BURNS OUT AND KILLS US ALL.

ARDENITES:
TOGETHER WE’LL HEAL OUR WOUND
TOGETHER WE’LL HEAL OUR WOUND
TOGETHER WE’LL HEAL OUR WOUND
TOGETHER WE’LL HEAL OUR WOUND
IN ARDEN!
Track Name: Under The Greenwood Tree
ARDENITES:
SHA LA LA LA LA
SHA LA LA LA LA

DUKE SENIOR:
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
COME AND LIVE WITH ME
IF YOU WANT TO BE FREE
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

ALL:
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

DUKE SENIOR:
I WILL NOT BE FREE
UNTIL WE ARE ALL FREE
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

ALL:
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

DUKE SENIOR:
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
DO NOT FEAR

ALL:
ALL ARE WELCOME HERE

DUKE SENIOR:
DO NOT FEAR

ALL:
ALL ARE WELCOME HERE
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
COME AND LIVE WITH ME (I SEE YOU AND YOU SEE ME)
IF YOU WANT TO BE FREE
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
DO NOT FEAR
ALL ARE WELCOME HERE
DO NOT FEAR
ALL ARE WELCOME HERE

DUKE SENIOR:
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

ARDENITES:
SHA LA LA LA LA

DUKE SENIOR:
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

ARDENITES:
SHA LA LA LA LA
Track Name: Will U Be My Bride
ORLANDO:
ROSALIND, I’M CARVING YOUR NAME ON EVERY TREE
CAUSE MY LOVE FOR YOU IS LIKE A SEED
THAT BLOSSOMS INTO THE FLOWER OF MY SOUL
AND THAT FLOWER IS WATERED BY YOUR BEAUTY
AND THAT WATER MAKES THE POLLEN OF MY DEVOTION
EVEN SWEETER FOR THE BEES OF OUR HEARTS
I GUESS WHAT I’M REALLY TRYING TO SAY IS:
FROM THE MOMENT I SAW YOU, I KNEW
ALL IT TOOK WAS JUST ONE SECOND TO KNOW
I WANNA MARRY YOU
YOU’RE THE MOST PURE AND PERFECT GODDESS
HEAVEN COULD BRING
I WOULDN’T CHANGE A SINGLE THING
I JUST CAN’T WAIT TO ASK YOUR FATHER FOR HIS BLESSING
THEN BUY YOU AN ANGEL WHITE DRESS
THEN BABY, I’M HOPING YOU’LL SAY YES

WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
I’LL LOVE YOU FOR ALL TIME
PLEASE MAKE ME THE LUCKIEST MAN ALIVE
WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
I’LL KEEP YOU SAFE FOR LIFE
WE’LL BE HAPPY EVER AFTER

JUST JOY AND LAUGHTER
WHEN WE RUN OFF IN THE SUNSET SINGING OUR LOVE SONG
AS LONG AS WE’RE TOGETHER, NOTHING WILL GO WRONG
GIRL, I NEED YOUR PERFECT SMILE BY MY SIDE
SO WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
WHOA
WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
OH YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH

GIRL, I WANNA SEE YOUR NAME WRITTEN NEXT TO MINE

BUT FIRST I GOTTA THINK OF THE PERFECT RHYME
YOU GIVE MY LIPS A PERMANENT GRIN
I’D NEVER BE SAD WITH YOU, ROSALIND
I WANNA WORSHIP ALL DAY AT YOUR SHRINE
AT THE PEDESTAL OF MY ROSALINE
WAIT — IS IT ROSALIND?
OR ROSALINE?
EITHER WAY, GIRL PLEASE BE MINE!

TOUCHSTONE:
I’ll rhyme you so eight years together. Let the forest judge!
GIRL YOU GOT NO FLAWS OR SIN
ARE YOU A DOLL OR A PERSON, ROSALIND?
NO YOU’LL NEVER AGE OR START MENOPAUSALIN’
CAUSE YOU’RE FOREVER TWENTY-ONE TO ME, ROSALIND
LET’S TIE THE KNOT SO I CAN GET THESE PAWS OF MINE
ON THE SLENDER JAW OF ROSALINE! WHAT!
CAUSE YOU KNEW I WAS TROUBLE WHEN I WALKED IN
NEXT MISTAKE, MEET ROSALIND!

ROSALIND:
Peace! Stand aside!

ORLANDO:
GIRL, I FEEL LIKE I CONFUSED YOU EARLIER
WITH THAT FLOWER METAPHOR
SO LET ME PUT IT A DIFFERENT WAY
MY LOVE FOR YOU IS LIKE…
A HAMBURGER
RARE, BUT ALSO WELL-DONE
BUT IT’S NOTHING WITHOUT THE BUN OF YOUR AFFECTION
AND THE ONION RINGS ON OUR FINGERS
AND A SIDE OF TATER TOTS
LIKE THE TOTS WE’LL RAISE TOGETHER
BUT NO PICKLES
PICKLES GROSS ME OUT

WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
I’LL LOVE YOU FOR ALL TIME
PLEASE MAKE ME THE LUCKIEST MAN ALIVE
WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
I’LL KEEP YOU SAFE FOR LIFE
WE’LL BE HAPPY EVER AFTER

JUST JOY AND LAUGHTER
I WILL DIE WITHOUT YOUR SMILE BY MY SIDE
SO WILL U BE MY BRIDE, WOAH?
WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
OH I’M DOWN ON ONE KNEE
BEGGING YOU PLEASE
WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
OH YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH
WILL U BE MY BRIDE?
(BRIDE, BRIDE, BRIDE)
Track Name: Imagine I'm Your Lover
ROSALIND (AS GANYMEDE):
IMAGINE I’M YOUR LOVER
PRETEND TO WOO ME
I’LL SHOW YOU HOW THE GIRL WOULD TRULY BE
I’LL FLIRT WITH YOU ONE SECOND
ACT LIKE I DON’T CARE THE NEXT
DROP A BREADCRUMB I ADORE YOU
THEN IGNORE YOUR TEXT
STARE YOU DOWN, THEN LOOK AWAY
MEAN SOMETHING DIFFERENT THAN I SAY
YEAH, I’LL CURE YOU OF YOUR HEARTACHE TIL YOU RECOVER
IF YOU IMAGINE I’M YOUR LOVER

ORLANDO:
I would not be cured, youth.

ROSALIND (AS GANYMEDE):
I would cure you.
JUST IMAGINE I’M YOUR LOVER
PRETEND TO WOO ME
WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IF SHE WERE ME RIGHT NOW?

ORLANDO:
I’D SAY... YOUR EYES ARE MAGIC!

ROSALIND:
THAT WOULD MAKE ME DISAPPEAR

ORLANDO:
I'D PROPOSE TO YOU WITH ROSES!

ROSALIND:
HOW 'BOUT WE START WITH A BEER?

ORLANDO:
I'D ASK TO MEET YOUR PARENTS FIRST

ROSALIND:
I'M NOT A BABY TO BE NURSED
BOY YOU'LL LEARN WHAT LOVE IS REALLY LIKE
UNDER THE COVER
IF YOU IMAGINE I'M -

ORLANDO:
I'D RUN A THOUSAND MILES TO PROVE MY LOVE!

ROSALIND:
IN CIRCLES IN YOUR HEAD

ORLANDO:
I'D SAVE YOU FROM THE MONSTERS!

ROSALIND:
AND I'D HIDE UNDER MY BED

ORLANDO:
I'D MAKE ALL YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE

ROSALIND:
WAIT - WHO TOLD MY DREAMS TO YOU?

ORLANDO:
I WANNA LEARN WHAT LOVE IS REALLY LIKE

ROSALIND:
IF YOU IMAGINE

ORLANDO:
IMAGINE

ROSALIND:
IMAGINE

ORLANDO:
IF I IMAGINE:

ROSALIND & ORLANDO:
IMAGINE

ROSALIND:
IMAGINE I'M YOUR LOVER
AND PRETEND TO WOO ME

ORLANDO
Now by the faith of my love, I will, good youth.

ROSALIND
Nay, you must call me Rosalind.
Track Name: You Phoebe Me
SILVIA:
SWEET PHOEBE
DON’T SNUB ME
SAY THAT YOU LOVE ME NOT
BUT MUST YOU BE THIS COLD?
YOUR DARK EYES THROW A DART
THROUGH THE BULLSEYE OF MY HEART
YOU KNOW I WANT YOU SO
CAN’T YOU JUST LET ME DOWN EASY?
‘STEAD YOU SCORN ME
YOU TAUNT ME
YOU RIDICULE AND HAUNT ME

YOU PHOEBE ME
YOU PHOEBE ME
YOU PHOEBE ME
WHY YOU GOTTA PHOEBE ME?

YOU PHOEBE ME
YOU PHOEBE ME
WHY YOU GOTTA PHOEBE ME?

PHOEBE:
YOU SAY MY GLANCE IS LETHAL
BUT GIRL, I KNOW YOU’RE LYING
CAUSE I’M GIVING YOU A DEATH STARE

[PHOEBE shoots SILVIA a death stare.]

AND I DON’T SEE YOU DYING!

SILVIA:
LOVE INJURIES AREN’T THE KIND YOU CAN SEE BLEED
IF ONLY YOU KNEW WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE PHOEBE’D!

[ROSALIND, as Ganymede, inserts herself into their argument.]

ROSALIND:
SWEET PHOEBE
EXCUSE ME
YOU SHOULD BE THANKING GOD
FOR SENDING SUCH A CATCH
YOU FOUND A GOOD SPOT, SO PARK IT
SELL WHEN YOU CAN, CAUSE YOU’RE NOT FOR ALL MARKETS

[To SILVIA]

AND YOU, WHY DO YOU WANT HER SO?
SHE PHOEBES YOU
SHE PHOEBES YOU
SHE PHOEBES YOU
DON’T YOU LET HER PHOEBE YOU
YOU BETTER LOSE THE ROSE-COLORED LENS YOU SEE HER THROUGH
DON’T YOU LET HER PHOEBE YOU

PHOEBE:
SWEET YOUTH
I’D RATHER HEAR YOU CHIDE
THAN THIS WOMAN WOO!

ROSALIND:
WHAT?
ME?
NO!
YOU SAY MY WORDS ARE TEMPTING

BUT GIRL YOU’RE WAY OFF TRACK
SO IF YOU TRY AND COURT ME
I’MA PHOEBE YOU RIGHT BACK!
I PHOEBE YOU

SILVIA:
[To ROSALIND]
YOU PHOEBE WHO?

ROSALIND:
[To SILVIA]
SHE PHOEBES YOU

SILVIA:
WHY YOU GOTTA PHOEBE TOO?

ROSALIND:
Tis such fools as you that makes the world full of ill-favored children!

[ROSALIND storms off with CELIA and THE CORINS in tow.]

PHOEBE:
SWEET FELLA
HE SNUBBED ME
HE SAID HE LOVES ME NOT
BUT MUST HE BE THIS COLD?
OH I WANT HIM SO
WHY DOES HIS DISREGARD PLEASE ME?
HE SCORNS ME
HE TAUNTS ME
HE RIDICULES AND HAUNTS ME

SILVIA:
DON’T YOU SEE?
HE PHOEBES YOU
HE PHOEBES YOU
HE PHOE-

PHOEBE:
[ignoring/interrupting SILVIA]
I’ll write to him a very taunting letter, and thou shalt bear it.
Wilt thou, Silvia?

SILVIA:
Phoebe, with all my heart.

[PHOEBE exits, leaving SILVIA alone.]

SILVIA:
YOU PHOEBE ME
YOU PHOEBE ME
YOU PHOEBE ME
WHY YOU GOTTA PHOEBE ME LIKE YOU DO?
I WISH YOU’D PHOEBE ME
THE WAY I PHOEBE YOU
Track Name: Oh Deer
DUKE SENIOR & MISS AMIENS:
OH DEER, MY DEAR
MY DOSEY-DOE
I’M WHITE-HOT ON YOUR TRAIL
EVER SINCE YOU PRANCED MY WOODSY WAY
BEEN WISHIN’ WE COULD SHAKE A TAIL

BUT DEER, MY DEAR
MY DOSEY-DOE
YOU’RE GIVING ME THE RUN-AROUND
YOU CAN TRY TO THROW ME OFF YOUR SCENT
BUT SOON I’M GONNA HUNT YOU DOWN

I’M GONNA HUNT YOU DOWN
GONNA HUNT YOU
DOWN, DOWN, DOWN
YOU MAY BE BIG GAME, DEARIE
BUT SOON I’M GONNA HUNT YOU DOWN

BACK IN THE CITY
I WAS SO STUCK IN MY PETTY PACE
I NEVER FOUND A HART LIKE YOU
NOW I LIVE FOR THE THRILL OF THE CHASE

SO DEER, MY DEAR
MY LUCKY BUCK
COME HOOF ALONG WITH ME
OUR PARENTS' PARENTS DID THIS DANCE
THE APPLE OUGHTA FALL BY THE TREE

GONNA HUNT YOU DOWN
GONNA HUNT YOU DOWN, DOWN, DOWN
YOU MAY BE BIG GAME, DEARIE
BUT SOON I'M GONNA HUNT YOU DOWN

DUKE SENIOR:
I WON’T GO STAG!

DUKE SENIOR & MISS AMIENS:
YOU MAY BE BIG GAME, DEARIE
BUT SOON I'M GONNA HUNT YOU DOWN
WEE - HOO!
Track Name: When I'm Your Wife
ROSALIND:
I’LL START CRYING AT RANDOM WHILE WE’RE HAVING FUN
AND DIE LAUGHING WHEN YOU’RE TRYING TO SLEEP
I’LL BE JEALOUS OF ANYTHING PRIVATE OF YOURS
BUT I’LL BURY MY OWN SECRETS DEEP
I’LL FREQUENTLY SABOTAGE GENUINE MOMENTS WITH MAKE-BELIEVE STRIFE
I’LL FLUCTUATE BOTH FOR THE WORSE AND THE BETTER
WHEN I’M YOUR WIFE

ORLANDO:
But will my Rosalind do so?

ROSALIND:
By my life, she will do as I do.
I WON’T BE THE UNBLEMISHED IDEAL
YOU’VE BEEN FOOLING YOURSELF TO BELIEVE THAT I AM
I’LL BERATE YOU FOR DOUBTING MY POWER

THEN SEEK REASSURANCE THAT I’M NOT A SHAM
MY THIRST FOR CONTROL AND MY PENCHANT FOR DRAMA WILL LIKELY RUN RIFE
I’LL PUBLISH NEW VERSIONS OF ME EVERY HOUR
WHEN I’M YOUR WIFE

ORLANDO
O, but she is wise!

ROSALIND:
Or else she could not have the wit to do this.
THE WISER THE WOMAN, THE WILDER SHE IS
SO BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE, YOU SHOULD KNOW
THE CLOSER YOU HOLD ME, THE FARTHER I’LL GO

I WILL HARBOR RESENTMENTS I HAVE TOWARDS MY DAD
AND UNFAIRLY PROJECT THEM ON YOU
I’LL WONDER IF YOU’RE GONNA LEAVE ME LIKE HE DID,
NO MATTER HOW OFTEN YOU SAY IT’S NOT TRUE
I’LL BLAME YOU FOR WOUNDS IN MY HEART
THAT WERE CAUSED BY ANOTHER MAN’S KNIFE
IT MIGHT TAKE ME DECADES TO SORT THROUGH THIS BAGGAGE
WHEN I’M YOUR WIFE

I CAN’T PROMISE I’LL BE THE SAME PERSON
FIVE OR FIFTY YEARS FROM NOW
SO I SUGGEST YOU DECIDE YOUR RESPONSE BEFORE TAKING YOUR VOW
DESPITE ALL OF THIS
COULD YOU STILL LOVE ME
FOR WHAT’S LEFT OF MY LIFE
WHEN I’M YOUR WIFE?
WHEN I’M YOUR WIFE?
Track Name: The Lion & The Snake
OLIVER:
Under an old oak,
A wretched, ragged man lay sleeping on his back.
About his neck, a green and gilded snake had wreathed itself
But suddenly, seeing Orlando, it did slip away into a bush!
Under which a lioness lay couching, with catlike watch.
This seen, Orlando did approach the man
And found it was his brother, his elder brother.

CELIA
O, I have heard him speak of that same brother,
And he did render him the most unnatural
That lived amongst men.

OLIVER
And well he might so do,
For well I know he was unnatural.

ROSALIND:
[as Ganymede]
But to Orlando: did he leave him there,
Food to the sucked and hungry lioness?

OLIVER:
Twice did he turn his back and purposed so,
But kindness, nobler ever than revenge,
Made him give battle to the lioness!
In which hurtling, from miserable slumber I awaked.
Track Name: Will U Be My Groom
TOUCHSTONE:
FROM THE MOMENT I SAW YOU, I KNEW

ANDY:
YOU KNEW?

TOUCHSTONE:
ALL IT TOOK WAS JUST ONE SECOND TO KNOW
I WANNA MARRY YOU
YOU’RE THE MOST PURE AND PERFECT ANDY
HEAVEN COULD BRING
I WOULD ONLY CHANGE A COUPLE THINGS

NO OTHER MAN IS WORTHY OF YOUR GORGEOUS FEATURES
YOU DESERVE A DEVOTED ROMANCE
BABY, GIVE ME ONE MORE CHANCE

WILL YOU BE MY GROOM?
I'LL LOVE YOU RIGHT AND TRUE
PLEASE MAKE ME THE HAPPIEST MAN AND SAY I DO
WILL YOU BE MY GROOM?
I'LL KEEP YOU SAFE FROM GLOOM

TOUCHSTONE & ANDY:
WE'LL BE HAPPY EVER AFTER
JUST JOY AND LAUGHTER

ANDY:
AND WHEN WE RUN OFF IN THE SUNSET AS THE PERFECT PAIR

TOUCHSTONE:
THE PERFECT PAIR

ANDY:
I'LL HOLD YOU IN MY ARMS
SO YOU'LL KNOW I'LL BE THERE

TOUCHSTONE & ANDY:
UNTIL THEY BURY ME IN MY TOMB

TOUCHSTONE:
WILL YOU BE MY GROOM?

ANDY:
YES I WILL, YES I WILL, YES I WILL

TOUCHSTONE:
WILL YOU BE MY GROOM?

ANDY:
YES I WILL, YES I WILL, YES I WILL

TOUCHSTONE:
ANDY BE MY GROOM

ANDY:
OH YOU KNOW YEAH I'M GONNA BE YOUR GROOM TOUCHSTONE

TOUCHSTONE:
WILL YOU BE MY GROOM

TOUCHSTONE & ANDY:
LA DA DA DA DA DA DA OH

TOUCHSTONE:
WILL YOU BE MY GROOM?

ANDY:
GROOM

TOUCHSTONE:
GROOM

ANDY:
GROOM!
Track Name: For Real
ORLANDO:
I DON’T WANT TO LIVE IN MY IMAGINATION
I CAN’T PRACTICE ANY LONGER FOR THIS PART
I WON’T SPEND ANOTHER SECOND ON THE PAINT BY NUMBER PATTERN OF HER HEART
YOU’VE TAUGHT ME HOW TO SEE UNDERNEATH MY FANTASY
BUT THERE’S NOTHING LEFT FOR ME TO LEARN IN THEORY

I CAN’T GO ON THINKING
NOW I NEED TO FEEL!
I’M READY TO LOVE HER FOR REAL
IF ONLY SHE’D BE HERE FOR REAL
Track Name: Getting Married Tomorrow
SILVIA:
LOVE IS TREADING WATER
IN A WHIRLPOOL OF YOUR TEARS
AND SO AM I FOR PHOEBE!

PHOEBE:
AND I FOR GANYMEDE!

ORLANDO:
AND I FOR ROSALIND

ROSALIND:
AND I FOR NO WOMAN!

SILVIA:
LOVE IS LETTING CUPID STAB YOU
DAILY WITH HIS SPEARS
AND SO AM I FOR PHOEBE!

PHOEBE:
AND I FOR GANYMEDE!

ORLANDO:
AND I FOR ROSALIND!

ROSALIND:
AND I FOR NO WOMAN!

SILVIA:
LOVE IS GRIPPING ON TO HOPE
SHE'LL REALIZE YOU'RE ALIVE

ORLANDO:
AND KNOWING THAT WITHOUT HER
YOU MAY NOT SURVIVE

SILVIA:
AND SO AM I FOR PHOEBE!

PHOEBE:
AND I FOR GANYMEDE!

ORLANDO:
AND I FOR ROSALIND!

ROSALIND:
AND I FOR NO FEMALE HUMAN!

PHOEBE, SILVIA ORLANDO:
SINCE YOU KNOW IT'S TRUE
HOW CAN YOU BLAME ME FOR LOVING YOU?

ROSALIND:
WHO ARE YOU TALKING TO?

ORLANDO:
TO HER THAT ISN'T HERE AND DOESN'T HEAR ME

PHOEBE, SILVIA ORLANDO:
SINCE YOU KNOW IT'S TRUE
HOW CAN YOU BLAME ME FOR LOVING YOU LIKE I DO?
I DO
I DO
I DO
I DO
I DO
I DO
I -

ROSALIND:
STOP!
I WILL HELP YOU IF I CAN
SO LISTEN UP, HERE’S THE PLAN:

[To PHOEBE]

IF I EVER HAVE A WIFE, SHE’LL BE YOU
AND I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW

[To SILVIA]

IF SHE’S YOUR WISH, I’LL GRANT THAT TOO
AND YOU’RE GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW

[To ORLANDO]

IF I EVER SATISFY A MAN, I’LL MAKE YOU GET YOUR WAY
SO MEET ME HERE IN THE MORNING
FOR YOUR WEDDING DAY

ORLANDO:
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW?

SILVIA & PHOEBE:
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW?

PHOEBE:
BUT—

ROSALIND:
DON’T ASK QUESTIONS, GIRL — JUST TRUST!

SILVIA, PHOEBE, ROSALIND, ORLANDO:
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

[The other lovers join in.]

CELIA & OLIVER:
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

ANDY & TOUCHSTONE:
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

JAQUES:
Spoiler alert! It’s a happy ending.

ROSALIND, ORLANDO, SILVIA, PHOEBE, CELIA, OLIVER, ANDY, TOUCHSTONE:
WE’RE ALL GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

[Meanwhile, back at the court, we see DUKE FREDERICK and his ROYAL MINIONS.]

A ROYAL MINION:
Your Dukeness, we’ve just received news from Arden!

A ROYAL MINION:
YOUR DAUGHTER’S GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

A ROYAL MINION:
YOUR NIECE IS GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

A ROYAL MINION:
TO THE SONS OF SIR ROWLAND DE BOYS!

ALL ROYAL MINIONS:
THEY’RE ALL GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

DUKE FREDERICK:
I will address a mighty power, and on foot, will take my brother in Arden, and put him to the sword!!

ALL ROYAL MINIONS:
Yes, Your Dukeness!

DUKE FREDERICK:
NO ONE’S GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!
NO ONE’S GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!
MOUNT YOUR HORSES, MEN — LET’S GO!
CAUSE NO ONE’S GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

ROSALIND:
Alright, everyone, we’ve gotta plan a quadruple wedding in under two minutes. Let’s move, people!

[The ARDENITES enter, making frantic preparations for the weddings.]

ALL:
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

TOUCHSTONE:
GET ME TO THE CHURCH ON TIME!

ALL:
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

WHO’S GETTING MARRIED?
I’M GETTING MARRIED
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!

ROSALIND:
MEET ME HERE AT DAWN.
NOW GO ON, GET GONE!

ALL:
I’M GETTING MARRIED
I’M GETTING MARRIED
I’M GETTING MARRIED TOMORROW!
Track Name: Rosalind, Be Merry (Reprise)
ROSALIND:
IF HE’S READY TO LOVE YOU FOR REAL
WHY DO YOU FEEL THIS PAUSE?
COME ON, ROZ

ROSALIND, BE MERRY
ROSALIND, BE SURE.
YOU’RE ABOUT TO MARRY THE ONE PERSON YOU ADORE

ROSALIND, YOU’RE NERVOUS
ROSALIND, WHAT FOR?
THERE’S NO REASON LEFT TO BE PERFORMING ANYMORE

SO WHY ARE YOU STILL UNDERNEATH THE COSTUME?
UNDERNEATH THE COSTUME?

GANYMEDE IS BRAZEN
HE IS IN CONTROL
GANYMEDE IS CANDID
BUT HE’S JUST ANOTHER ROLE

EASY TO BE CLEVER
HARDER TO BE TRUE
WILL YOUR LOVE SURVIVE IF YOU ARE NOBODY BUT YOU?

HEY ARDEN!
IF YOU HAVE A SERMON IN YOUR STONES
THEN ARDEN, SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF MY HEART AND BONES
OH ARDEN, HELP ME SEE THE LIGHT IN EVERYTHING!
WHAT WAS IT I HEARD THEM SINGING?

ARDENITES IN THE DISTANCE:
TOGETHER WE’LL HEAL OUR WOUND
TOGETHER WE’LL HEAL OUR WOUND

ROSALIND:
OUR WOUND
OUR WOUND
Track Name: For Real (Reprise)
ROSALIND:
ORLANDO
THERE'S SOMETHING YOU SHOULD KNOW

ORLANDO:
GANYMEDE?

ROSALIND:
ROSALIND

ORLANDO:
ROSALIND?

ROSALIND:
I'M YOUR LOVER

ORLANDO:
HE?

ROSALIND:
THE WHOLE TIME IT'S BEEN ME

ORLANDO:
YOU?

TOUCHSTONE
I mean, did you seriously not realize it was her // all along?

ANDY
// Hush!

ORLANDO:
NO
I DIDN'T KNOW
IT DOESN'T MATTER THOUGH
I CAN'T IMAGINE ANY LOVER BUT YOU

ROSALIND:
ME TOO

ORLANDO:
If there be truth in sight, you are my Rosalind.

ROSALIND:
I’ll have no husband if you be not he, Orlando.

ORLANDO:
I KNOW IT'S GOING TO TAKE WORK
BUT I'M STILL PREPARED TO TRY
AND I KNOW YOU'VE GOT YOUR SCARS
WELL, SO DO I

ROSALIND:
SO DO I

ROSALIND & ORLANDO:
MAYBE TOGETHER WE CAN GROW AND HEAL?
CAUSE I'M READY TO LOVE YOU FOR REAL
I'LL LOVE YOU FROM NOW ON FOR REAL
Track Name: You Phoebe Me (Reprise)
PHOEBE:
SHE PHOEBED ME
SHE PHOEBED ME
SHE PHOEBED ME
JUST LIKE I PHOEBE’D YOU

I SHOULD BE THANKING GOD FOR SENDING ONE SO TRUE
CAUSE NOBODY WILL EVER LOVE ME LIKE YOU DO
YOU WANT ME

SILVIA:
I WANT YOU

PHOEBE:
YOU CHOOSE ME

SILVIA:
I CHOOSE YOU

PHOEBE:
AND I KNOW YOU WON'T REFUSE ME
SO I'LL SILVIA YOU

SILVIA:
YOU'LL SILVIA ME?

PHOEBE:
I'LL SILVIA YOU

SILVIA:
OH SWEET PHOEBE!
Track Name: Under The Greenwood Tree (Reprise)
ALL (EXCEPT DUKE FREDERICK):
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
COME AND LIVE WITH ME
IF YOU WANT TO BE FREE
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
YOU SHALL SEE NO ENEMY
DO NOT FEAR
ALL ARE WELCOME HERE
DO NOT FEAR
ALL ARE WELCOME HERE
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
FORGIVE AND YOU’LL BE FREE, MY FRIEND

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO LOVE AGAIN
IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO LOVE AGAIN
IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO LOVE AGAIN
Track Name: Still I Will Love
DUKE SENIOR:
ON THE HEAVIEST DAY
ON THE BITTEREST NIGHT

ALL:
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE

DUKE SENIOR:
WHEN I'M TIRED AND HUNGRY
AND WE'RE IN A FIGHT

ALL:
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE

DUKE SENIOR:
AS WE CHANGE AND WE GROW
AS WE RIPEN AND ROT

ALL:
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE

DUKE SENIOR:
WHEN NOTHING TURNS OUT QUITE THE WAY THAT WE THOUGHT

ALL:
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE YOU

ALL:
WHEN I’M SCARED TO LAY BARE
ALL THE PAIN IN MY CHEST
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE

AT OUR BRAVEST AND WEAKEST
OUR WORST AND OUR BEST
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE

WHEN WE LOSE ALL OUR HAIR
AND OUR TEETH AND OUR MINDS
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE

WHEN THE SCENERY FALLS
AND I MESS UP MY LINES
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE

I MAKE A PROMISE (I MAKE A PROMISE)
I MAKE A VOW (I MAKE A VOW)
TO MYSELF, TO YOU, TO eVERYONE
RIGHT NOW

WHEN THE WORLD TRIES TO TEAR US APART AT THE SEAMS
WHEN LIFE MAKES IT HARD TO KEEP CHASING OUR DREAMS
WHEN WE’RE MESSY AND WEEPY AND FEEBLE AND OLD
WHEN WE DON’T HAVE A CLUE WHAT THE FUTURE WILL HOLD

STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE YOU

STILL I WILL LOVE, STILL I WILL LOVE, STILL I WILL LOVE
LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE, STILL I WILL LOVE, STILL I WILL LOVE
LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE, STILL I WILL LOVE, STILL I WILL LOVE
LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE, STILL I WILL LOVE, STILL I WILL LOVE
LOVE

STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
STILL I WILL LOVE
Track Name: Epilogue: All the World's A Stage
JAQUES:
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE

[We see newlywed ROSALIND and ORLANDO grow older.

They’re replaced by GRANDMA ROSALIND and GRANDPA ORLANDO, older versions of themselves.]

THEN WE GET OLDER
OUR MAKE-UP FADES AWAY
OUR VOICES BECOME TIRED
AFTER ALL THE LINES WE DID OUR BEST TO SAY

THEN OUR FINALE
STRUGGLING TO MAKE SENSE OF ALL WE’VE KNOWN
WE LOOK AROUND THE THEATER
AND REALIZE WE’VE NEVER BEEN ALONE

[GRANDMA ROSALIND and GRANDPA ORLANDO fade away, leaving JAQUES alone.]

ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
WHEN THE CURTAIN FALLS AT LAST
THIS SHOW MUST STILL GO ON
WE LEAVE A GHOSTLIGHT FOR THE ONES WHO’LL START AGAIN WHEN WE ARE GONE
WE LEAVE BEHIND THE SCENES AND STEPS WE’VE LEARNED ALONG THE WAY
AND HOPE THEY LIVE TO SEE A BETTER VERSION OF THE PLAY

[JAQUES is replaced by a young girl, LITTLE JAQUES, who takes her pen and paper.]

LITTLE JAQUES:
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
AND EVERYBODY’S IN THE SHOW
NOBODY’S A PRO
ALL THE WORLD’S A STAGE
AND EVERY DAY WE PLAY OUR PART
ACTING OUT OUR HEART
YEAR BY YEAR, WE GROW
LEARNING AS WE GO
TRYING TO TELL A STORY WE CAN FEEL
HOW DO YOU MAKE THE MAGIC REAL?

JAQUES & LITTLE JAQUES:
LOVE MAKES MAGIC REAL

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