Theater

As You Like It

 
 
Jan 12—Mar 13, 2010
 
Performance dates & times
LOCATION:
BAM Harvey Theater
 
RUN TIME: 3hrs 5min with intermission
 
 
 
 
 
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World Premiere

Produced by BAM, The Old Vic & Neal Street Productions

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Sam Mendes

“A joy to watch”
—The New York Observer

Last spring, The Bridge Project launched its inaugural season at BAM with an outstanding ensemble of American and British actors in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale and Tom Stoppard's adaptation of The Cherry Orchard. Following its successful debut in New York, the critically-acclaimed company, led by Tony and Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes (Broadway's Cabaret, and the films American Beauty and Revolutionary Road), embarked on a world tour, delighting audiences in cities including Singapore, Madrid, Auckland, Athens, and London.

Year two of The Bridge Project promises another stellar transatlantic lineup and an intriguing pairing of two Shakespeare plays as Mendes and company explore outcasts, power, and magical lands with their world premiering productions of the comedy As You Like It and The Tempest, considered to be Shakespeare's last play.

The complete acting company is as follows: Ashlie Atkinson (Phoebe), Jenni Barber (Audrey), Michelle Beck (Celia), Edward Bennett (Oliver)*, Christian Camargo (Orlando), Stephen Dillane (Jaques)*, Alvin Epstein (Adam), Jonathan Lincoln Fried (Le Beau), Richard Hansell (Amiens)*, Ron Cephas Jones (Charles the Wrestler), Aaron Krohn (Silvius), Anthony O'Donnell (Corin)*, Juliet Rylance (Rosalind)*, Thomas Sadoski (Touchstone), Michael Thomas (Dukes Frederick and Senior)*, Ross Waiton (William/Boatswain)*

*Indicates British member of company

Edward Bennett, Stephen Dillane, Richard Hansell, Anthony O'Donnell, Juliet Rylance, Michael Thomas, and Ross Waiton are appearing with the permission of Actors' Equity Association. Ashlie Atkinson, Jenni Barber, Michelle Beck, Christian Camargo, Alvin Epstein, Jonathan Fried, Ron Cephas Jones, Aaron Krohn, and Thomas Sadoski are appearing with the permission of UK Equity, in corporating Variety Artistes' Federation, pursuant to an exchange program between American Equity and UK Equity. The Producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance of this production.


Set Design by Tom Piper
Costumes by Catherine Zuber
Lighting by Paul Pyant
Sound by Simon Baker
Composed by Mark Bennett
Hair & Wigs by Tom Watson
Casting by Nancy Piccione and Maggie Lunn
Choreography by Josh Prince

International Tour Producer: Claire Béjanin