This gender-bending, music-infused take on Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy is directed by Lily Wolff with original music composed by T. Lynn Mikeska, and boasts an incredible creative team including award-winning actors and designers, ready to transport you to the magical world of Arden. Our female-dominated cast is comprised of 9 women and 5 men, playing 24 roles, with most actors playing cross-gender. Expect to see an As You Like It that stays unwaveringly true to Shakespeare's text, but an As You Like It unlike ANY you've ever seen before.
The show features an all-star cast including Shannon Grounds as Rosalind, Kriston Woodreaux as Orlando, Robin Grace Thompson as Celia, Andreá Smith as Oliver, Valoneecia Tolbert as Phoebe, Kevin Moxley as Sylvius, Julie Moore as Touchstone, David Boss as Audrey/Duke Frederick, Molly Fonseca as Jacques, Fritz Ketchum as Duke Senior, Michael Mergen as Charles/Corin, Robert Deike as Adam/Martext, Taylor Flanagan as Le Beau/Amiens/William/Hymen and Taji Senior-Gipson completing the ensemble as First Lord/Jacques De Boys.
The world of Arden comes alive courtesy of award-winning lighting designer Patrick W Anthony, costume designer EL Hohn, and composer T Lynn Mikeska, with live music performed by the cast. Filmed and edited by Magic Spoon Productions.