As You Like It

by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
directed by LAVINA JADHWANI 

A gender-bending Shakespeare comedy

In this charming romantic comedy that centers on Rosalind and Orlando, everything seems to get turned around: lords and ladies are banished from court, brothers are at odds and guises abound in the Forest of Arden. Set in the here and now with the same great Shakespeare text, this amusing and often-musical world of royalty, rebels and clowns comes together in the end to celebrate four weddings between some of the Bard’s most beloved characters.



Three things to know

  • As You Like It is the most musical of Shakespeare’s plays.
  • Rosalind is among the largest female roles in the Bard’s canon.
  • It’s set in the here and now with the same great Shakespeare text.

Ticket prices

Prices range from $29 to $78.

Pro tip: Preview performances start at $15 (February 9–14). Hurry, these go quickly! 

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Venue info

As You Like It will take place on the Wurtele Thrust Stage.

Pro tip: Can't do stairs or have a special seating request? Call the Box Office for details. 

Run time

Approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes (including intermission)

Play guide

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Content advisory 

This production contains haze, suggestive content and a scene depicting physical violence.

First-Timer's Guide

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Accessibility

ASL-interpreted, audio-described and open-captioned performances are available on select dates.

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Review

“The production evinces a vibrant spirit of renewal in our theater community”

Read the full City Pages review. 

Review

"This production doesn’t need to tack on extraneous stuff because it finds all of the humor and brightness that Shakespeare put there in the first place”


Read the full Star Tribune article. 

Video

Feature

Audiences and critics agree — As You LIke It is a hit!

Trailer

Meet the couples of Shakespeare's As You Like It in this four-part series.

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Photos

The cast of the Guthrie Theater's production of As You Like It. (Dan Norman)

Sarah Agnew and Marika Proctor in the Guthrie Theater's production of As You Like It. (Dan Norman)

Brandon Dahlquist, Austen T. Fisher, Angela Timberman and Ryan Colbert in the Guthrie Theater's production of As You Like It. (Dan Norman)

Sarah Agnew and Christiana Clark in the Guthrie Theater's production of As You Like It. (Dan Norman)

Andrea San Miguel in the Guthrie Theater's production of As You Like It. (Dan Norman)

Meghan Kreidler and Jesse Bhamrah in the Guthrie Theater's production of As You Like It. (Dan Norman)

The cast of the Guthrie Theater's production of As You Like It. (Dan Norman)

Brandon Dahlquist and Luis Vega in the Guthrie Theater's production of As You Like It. (Dan Norman)

Artists

Cast

Sarah Agnew

Touchstone

Jesse Bhamrah

Orlando

Sun Mee Chomet

Phoebe

Christiana Clark

Corin/Hymen

Ryan Colbert

Dennis/Lord

Brandon Dahlquist

Charles/Amiens

Austen T. Fisher

Lord/William

Nathaniel Fuller

Adam /Sir Oliver Martext

Meghan Kreidler

Rosalind

Marika Proctor

Audrey

Andrea San Miguel

Celia

Eric Sharp

Lord/Jacques de Boys

Chris Thorn

Duke Frederick/Duke Senior

Angela Timberman

Jaques

Luis Vega

Oliver

Max Wojtanowicz

Le Beau/Silvius

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Creative

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William Shakespeare

Playwright

Lavina Jadhwani

Director

Tanya Birl

Choreographer

Junghyun Georgia Lee

Scenic Designer

Ilona Somogyi

Costume Designer

Sarah Hughey

Lighting Designer

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Daniel Baker

Original Music & Sound Design

Broken Chord

Original Music & Sound Design

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Aaron Meicht

Original Music & Sound Design

Carla Steen

Dramaturg

Jill Walmsley Zager

Resident Voice Coach

Aaron Preusse

Fight Director

Justin Hossle

Stage Manager

Jamie J. Kranz

Assistant Stage Manager

Lauren Keating

Intimacy Consultant

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