As You Like It
by William Shakespeare
directed by Beth Wolf
July 9 – August 28, 2016
Saturdays at 6 PM
Sundays at 2 PM
Performed outdoors at
Lincoln Park, Touhy Park, Schreiber Park, and Gross Park
FREE (Donations gratefully accepted)
Come join Midsommer Flight outside in the parks again this summer with Shakespeare’s delightful comedy As You Like It. The play features a cast of 15 and original music. When Rosalind is banished by the evil Duke, she and her cousin Celia set out to the Forest of Arden to make a new life, disguised for safety as a brother and sister. As fate would have it, Orlando, whom Rosalind loves, also flees the evil Duke to the Forest of Arden. But disguised as a boy, Rosalind cannot reveal herself to him. Will true love win out? With joyful music, hilarious comedy, and some of the most famous lines ever penned by Shakespeare, As You Like It is sure to delight audiences this summer.
Live music will begin a half hour prior to each performance. Come early and bring a picnic! All performances are FREE and open to the public. Donations are gratefully accepted.
As You Like It Original Cast Recording now available! Available for download on all your favorite music sites.
Click the park name for directions, parking information, and more.
2045 N. Lincoln Park West, Chicago, 60614
July 9, 10, August 27, 28
7348 N. Paulina Street, Chicago 60626
July 16, 17, 23, 24
1552 W. Schreiber Avenue, Chicago 60626
July 30, 31, August 6, 7
2708 W. Lawrence Avenue, Chicago 60625
August 13, 14, 20, 21
in alphabetical order:
Charlee Cotton (Celia)
Emily Demko (Rosalind)
Eric Duhon (Orlando)
Richard Eisloeffel (Silvius, Second Lord)
Adam Gianforte (Le Beau, Lord/Musician, Jaques de Boys)
Sonia Goldberg (Corin, First Lord)
Adam Habben (Touchstone)
Margaret Kellas (Audrey, Lady at Court)
Maggie Miller (Adam, Oliver Mar-text)
Ian Michael Minh (Oliver, Lord/Musician)
Alexis Randolph (Phebe, Lady at Court)
Elizabeth Rentfro (Jaques)
Erick Rivera (Amiens)
Shane Roberie (Charles, Lord/Musician)
James Sparling (Duke Frederick, Duke Senior)
PRODUCTION STAFF: Beth Wolf (Director), Robin Waisanen (Stage Manager), Kristina McCloskey (Assistant Director), Elizabeth Rentfro (Composer/Music Director), Chris Smith (Violence Designer) and Beth Laske-Miller (Costume Designer)
In order to keep our shows free to the public, we need your support. Please consider a donation of any amount to our online campaign to support production costs for As You Like It.