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As You Like It

  • Jan 18, 2012 - Jan 29, 2012

  • Loeb Drama Center

  • Run Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes, including intermission

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This classic tale follows Rosalind and her friend Celia’s escape from a deadly conspiracy into nature’s wild, liberating arms. What transpires is an unconventional romance with everything from wrestling matches to cross-dressing shepherds, culminating in a finale so joyful that spring will seem just around the corner.

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Great Shakes! at the A.R.T.

A one-day acting Shakespeare intensive for young performers age 12-16
Saturday, January 21st from 10:00am to 1:00pm

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Recommended for ages 10+

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Great Shakes! at the A.R.T.

A one-day acting Shakespeare intensive for young performers age 12-16
Saturday, January 21st from 10:00am to 1:00pm

Click here to register!

Recommended for ages 10+

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by

William Shakespeare

Directed by

David Hammond

Directed by

David Hammond

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Cast

Orlando

Matthew Christian

A.R.T.: As You Like It. A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Nathaniel 2), This is a Chair (Tom). Other theater: The Altruists (Lance/Ethan understudy), Boston Actors’ Theater; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Hero), Harvard STAGE. Film: Mona Lisa Smile (Harvard a cappella singer), Columbia Pictures; Motivations Unlimited (Danny Finocelli), short film. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Old Adam/Silvius

Scotty Ray

Old Adam/Silvius

Scotty Ray

A.R.T.: The Snow Queen (Kai). A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories). Other theater: The Crucible (John Proctor); The Accidental Death of an Anarchist (The Maniac); The Taming of the Shrew (Petruchio); Pirates of Penzance; Bimbo the Pirate (Bimbo); The Diary of Anne Frank (Peter Van Daan); The Miracle Worker (Captain Keller). Scotty graduated from Walla Walla Unviversity with a B.A. in Mass Communication and minors in drama and religion. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./M.A.X.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Oliver

Luke Lehner

Oliver

Luke Lehner

A.R.T.: The Snow Queen (Raven, Swallow, Ensemble). OBERON: Once in Hell (Ensemble). A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Nathaniel 1). Egypt: Party Time (Terry), Celebration (Lambert), Death and the Maiden (Dr. Roberto Miranda). Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./M.X.A.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Dennis/Jaques

Carl James

Dennis/Jaques

Carl James

A.R.T.: As You Like It (Jacques), The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Male Ensemble Swing). A.R.T. Institute: Tough Titty (Shaka), Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Nutcracker). Theater: In Darfur (Militiaman), Theater J, Washington D.C.; F*cking A (Ensemble u/s), Studio Theater, Washington, D.C.; Darker Face of the Earth (Revolt Leader), Duke University. Film/Television: The Proposal, “America’s Most Wanted,” “The Wire.” Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Charles/Corin/Jaques de Boy

Lucas Woodruff

Charles/Corin/Jaques de Boy

Lucas Woodruff

A.R.T.: Debut. A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Stories) (The Sandman). Theater: Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Danny), OBERON; Sweet Bird of Youth (Chance Wayne), Theater Anew, SF; A Street Car Named Desire (Stanley Kowalski), Go Look (Danny), The Levee (Keith), SJSU. Film: Valentine's Day (Danny), Last Call (Hot Rod, Best Actor nomination at International HD/DV Film Festival), Goodbye (Perry), A Beautiful Day (Bill), Tears (Dan). Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Training.

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Rosalind

Alexandra Wright

A.R.T.: Debut. A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (And Other Love Stories) (Clara 6), This is a Chair. University: Crocodile Seeking Refuge (Harriet, Wnner of TSA Best Actress Award), Book of Days (Ruth Hoch, TSA Best Actress nomination), The Mandrake (Liguria), The Visit (Doctor, Man 1). Film/Television: Valentine's Day (Allison), Depth Perception (Heather), The Leak (Madeleine), Secret Admirer (Emily), The Seller (Rebecca),"Trending" (Kate), "Greek," "Desperate Housewives," "Without a Trace," "Take Five," (Host), "Hollywood Minute" (Host). Bachelor of Arts from USC, Class of 2010. Recipient of Doolittle Award: Outstanding Female Performer of graduating class. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Celia

Rose Hogan

Celia

Rose Hogan

A.R.T.: As You Like It. A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Clara 1, Dance Captain). Boston theater: Danny and the Deep Blue Sea (Roberta), OBERON. Regional: A Christmas Carol (Martha Cratchit), A.C.T. Theater; Forever Young: The Music of Bob Dylan (Lead Performer), Zeum Theater; Beggar’s Opera (Mrs. Lockit), U.C.L.A. Little Theater; Real Girls Can’t Win (Dead Girl), Fairytales for Adult Adolescents (Mary), Victory Gardens Theater. Film: The Birthmark (Georgiana), The Misadventures of Jonathan Birch (Enchanted Girl). Rose graduated from U.C.L.A. with a B.A. in Theater and Italian. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Touchstone

Rolland Walsh

Touchstone

Rolland Walsh

A.R.T.: As You Like It. A.R.T. Institute: Tough Titty (Whiteman), Nutcracker Turbo (And Other Love Stories) (Nutcracker), This is a Chair (Leo). Regional: Thom Pain (based on nothing), OBERON; Becky's New Car (Chris, Oregonian 2009 Memorable Performer), The History Boys (Rudge), Artist's Repertory Theater; Love's Labour's Lost (Longaville), North West Classical Theater Company; The Missing Pieces (Timmy), Promising Playwrights, Portland Center Stage JAW: West Festival 2009-2011; An Oak Tree (The Father), Ursula (Christ), Our Shoes Are Red: The Performance Lab. Film: Occam's Razor (Greg, upcoming), Motivations Unlimited (Morgan Wunderlich). B.A. in Theater Arts from Portland State University. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institue for Advanced Theater Training.

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Le beau/Duke Senior/William

Michael Kane

Le beau/Duke Senior/William

Michael Kane

A.R.T.: Futurity: A Musical by The Lisps (Japhy), As You Like It (Duke Senior), The Snow Queen (Grandfather), The Donkey Show (DJ). A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories). Theater: Montana Repertory, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, Colorado Shakespeare. Michael received a B.F.A. at the University of Montana and is a graduate of the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University.

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Duke Frederic/Amiens/Sir Oliver

Dustyn Gulledge

Duke Frederic/Amiens/Sir Oliver

Dustyn Gulledge

A.R.T.: The Snow Queen (Goblin/Prince). Other theater credits: Burn This (Pale), The Food Chain (Serge). Dustyn attended The American Musical and Dramatic Academy and holds a B.A. in English and Creative Writing from The New School in NYC. Dustyn is a graduate of the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Phebe

Liza Dickinson

A.R.T.: As You Like It (Phebe), The Snow Queen (Grandmother). OBERON: O.N.C.E. In Hell (Francesca/Ensemble). A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Clara4/Ensemble). Off-Broadway: Uncommon Women and Others (Rita Altabel), Dorm Stories (Brooke), Bound/Shadow (Johann Kaspar Lavater), A Report to the Academy (The Monkey). Regional: Hamlet (Ophelia), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia), Stop Kiss (Callie). Graduated from Oberlin with a B.A. in Theater with an Acting Concentration. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Audrey

Alison Gregory

A.R.T Institute: Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories). Other Theater: A Matter of Fact, Playwrights Horizons (Reading); Appearances; The Prisoner of Second Avenue. B.A. in English from the University of Texas at Austin. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Hymen

Lanise Shelley

A.R.T.: The Snow Queen (Assistant Director/Choreographer). A.R.T. Institute: Tough Titty(Imani). Milwaukee Repertory Theater(member for five years. Actor/Choreographer): The Night is a Child; I Have Before Me A Remarkable Document Given To Me By A Young Lady From Rwanda; The Crucible; Eurydice; King Lear; Gem of the Ocean; The Glass Menagerie; Intimate Apparel; Lady Windermere's Fan; Yes. No (Maybe So); You Can't Take It With You; I Just Stopped By To See The Man. Regional: Julius Ceasar, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare Santa Cruz; Cry The Beloved Country, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Book-It Repertory Theatre: Shock Brigade: Women in Combat, Baby Yaga, Black Sci-fi Festival; Seattle Repertory Theatre; Goodman Theatre; Lookingglass Theater; Film: "Chrysanthemum" (Nurse), "Discovery World Secret Labs" (Abigail Adams). Lanise studied at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford England and received a B.F.A. in Theater at Cornish College of the Arts. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Pages

Milia Ayache

Pages

Milia Ayache

A.R.T.: The Snow Queen. A.R.T. Institute: Tough Titty (St. Agatha and other roles), Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Administrator/Clara 3). Other theater: Lysistrata (Koryphaios of Women). Film: Whatever Lola Wants (Yasmine). Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Pages

Teri Gamble

Pages

Teri Gamble

A.R.T.: As You Like It, Futurity, The Snow Queen. A.R.T. Institute: Tough Titty (Angela), Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Clara 2/Airline Captain). Regional: Ragtime (Harlem Ensemble); Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon); Children of Eden (Aphra); Once on This Island (Mama Euralie); Jesus Christ Superstar (Simon Zealots). Television: “ER,” “Hot Properties,” “Comedy Central’s Reel Comedy: I Spy.” Teri is a proud member of the SAG-AFTRA and holds a B.A. in Theater Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Phoenix and recently completed her MFA in Acting at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University.

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Presenters/Musicians

Teri Gamble

Presenters/Musicians

Teri Gamble

A.R.T.: As You Like It, Futurity, The Snow Queen. A.R.T. Institute: Tough Titty (Angela), Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Clara 2/Airline Captain). Regional: Ragtime (Harlem Ensemble); Little Shop of Horrors (Chiffon); Children of Eden (Aphra); Once on This Island (Mama Euralie); Jesus Christ Superstar (Simon Zealots). Television: “ER,” “Hot Properties,” “Comedy Central’s Reel Comedy: I Spy.” Teri is a proud member of the SAG-AFTRA and holds a B.A. in Theater Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles, an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Phoenix and recently completed her MFA in Acting at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training at Harvard University.

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Presenters/Musicians

Lindsey Liberatore

Presenters/Musicians

Lindsey Liberatore

A.R.T.: As You Like It, The Snow Queen. New York: Antigona Furiosa (Antigona); The Clouds (Strepsiades), Enthuse Theatre; Sensory (Jaime); The Bacchae (Agave). Television: “The College Humor Show.” B.F.A. in Acting Marymount Manhattan College. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Presenters/Musicians

Lisa Maley

Presenters/Musicians

Lisa Maley

A.R.T.: The Snow Queen (Gerda). A.R.T. Institute: Nutcracker Turbo( and Other Love Stories) (Olympia), Tough Titty (Dr. Li, Rashida). New York: Like The Night, The Tank; There Will Come Soft Rains (NY Int'l Fringe Encore Series), Barrow Street Theater. Regional: Youth Ink Play Festival, McCarter Theater; Poison Project, Far Away (Joan), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Wall), Williamstown Theater Festival Workshop; The Tempest (Miranda), Oberlin Summer Theater Festival. Film: Death: A Love Story. Lisa studied at the British American Drama Academy in London and holds a B.A. in Theater from Oberlin College. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Training.

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Presenters/Musicians

Milia Ayache

Presenters/Musicians

Milia Ayache

A.R.T.: The Snow Queen. A.R.T. Institute: Tough Titty (St. Agatha and other roles), Nutcracker Turbo (and Other Love Stories) (Administrator/Clara 3). Other theater: Lysistrata (Koryphaios of Women). Film: Whatever Lola Wants (Yasmine). Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Presenters/Musicians

Lanise Shelley

Presenters/Musicians

Lanise Shelley

A.R.T.: The Snow Queen (Assistant Director/Choreographer). A.R.T. Institute: Tough Titty(Imani). Milwaukee Repertory Theater(member for five years. Actor/Choreographer): The Night is a Child; I Have Before Me A Remarkable Document Given To Me By A Young Lady From Rwanda; The Crucible; Eurydice; King Lear; Gem of the Ocean; The Glass Menagerie; Intimate Apparel; Lady Windermere's Fan; Yes. No (Maybe So); You Can't Take It With You; I Just Stopped By To See The Man. Regional: Julius Ceasar, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare Santa Cruz; Cry The Beloved Country, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Book-It Repertory Theatre: Shock Brigade: Women in Combat, Baby Yaga, Black Sci-fi Festival; Seattle Repertory Theatre; Goodman Theatre; Lookingglass Theater; Film: "Chrysanthemum" (Nurse), "Discovery World Secret Labs" (Abigail Adams). Lanise studied at the British American Drama Academy in Oxford England and received a B.F.A. in Theater at Cornish College of the Arts. Currently a second-year student at the A.R.T./MXAT Institute for Advanced Theater Training.

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Courtiers/Foresters/Wildlife

The Company 

Courtiers/Foresters/Wildlife

The Company