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As You Like It

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Risa Brainin
May 28 — Jun 20, 2004
Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park

The play begins with two pairs of brothers in conflict: Duke Senior and Duke Frederick, and Oliver and Orlando. Duke Frederick as usurped the throne of his older brother and rightful heir, Duke Senior, and has banished him with several companions to live in the Forest of Arden. The other brothers, Oliver and Orlando, have recently lost their father, Sir Rowland de Boys. Oliver, Orlando’s older brother, has withheld Orlando’s inheritance and treated him like a servant.

Cast and Creative

Gary Wayne Barker* (Le Beau/Sir Oliver Martext), Caroline Bootle* (Celia), Jason Cannon* (Charles/Jacques De Boys), Gregory S. Carr (1st Lord [Frederick]/Amiens),  Rashaad Ernesto Green* (Orlando), Michael Hammack (2nd Page [Senior]/Ensemble), Wynn Harmon* (Jaques), Paul Kiernan* (Oliver), Bill Lynch* (1st Lord [Senior]/Ensemble), Kelly Ellen Miller* (Audrey), Robert Mitchell (Corin), Alison Moritz (Phebe), Whit Reichert* (Adam/Hymen), Julie Evan Smith* (Rosalind), Beau Speer (1st Page [Senior]/Ensemble), Theodore Swetz* (Touchstone), Robert Thibaut (2nd Lord [Frederick]/William), Jerry Vogel* (Duke Frederick/Duke Senior), Chris White (Dennis/2nd Lord [Senior]), Clinton Zugel (Silvius)

Set Design by Christopher Pickart
Costume Design by Devon Painter
Sound Design by Ann Slayton
Lighting Design by Michael Klaers
Composed by Brad Carroll
Fight Direction by Paul Kiernan
Voice and Text Coaching by Louis Colaianni
Choreography by Libby Salvia
Stage Management by Champe Leary*
Casting by Stuart Howard and Amy Schecter

*Denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association