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Liz Filios Takes on Shakespeare in ‘As You Like It’ at Lantern Theater Company in Philadelphia

A multiple Barrymore Award winner, Liz Filios has twice been recognized as Best Actress in a Musical for her lead roles in Midsummer [a play with songs] at Inis Nua Theatre Company in 2014–the same year she received the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theatre Artist–and for Passion at the Arden Theatre Company in 2015. In addition […]

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Review: ‘As You Like It’ at Centerstage

Embarking on a $32 million, year-long renovation project that features major renovations to Centerstage’s two-stage complex while adding a new 99-seat theater, the last two shows of its season are being staged at Towson University’s Center for the Arts where award-winning director Wendy C. Goldberg stylishly revitalizes Shakespeare’s As You Like It, turning the Elizabethan tradition of […]

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In the Moment: A Look at Synetic Theater’s ‘As You Like It’

Synetic Theater continues to winningly upend The Bard’s canon with its 12th production in the speechless, though far from silent, series that had its start in 2002 with Hamlet…the rest is silence. This time it is As You Like It, based upon Shakespeare play, that receives the Synetic treatment of stimulating physical movement flair and striking musical […]

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‘As You Like It’ at Synetic Theater

Synetic Theater’s As You Like It is what W.H. Auden called an “inverted pastoral”—the outlaw theme of Shakespeare’s play is enhanced by the transformation of the Forest of Arden into a dystopian urban landscape where a bohemian community struggles to survive. Taylor Robinson’s Rosalind is tough, elegantly sexual, and ferociously inventive. Her cousin Celia, in […]

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‘As You Like It’ at Lumina Studio Theatre

What’s in a name? Taking the title of Shakespeare’s character-rich, eminently quotable pastoral comedy literally, is rare—and has rarely been done with the gender-bending, genre-mashing, gleefully boundary-smashing flair you’ll see in director David Minton’s kid- and teen-acted (and oft sweetly, neatly aced) production for Silver Spring’s Lumina Studio Theatre. As we enter, laser lights in lime […]

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‘Photograph 51’ at Lantern Theater Company in Philadelphia

Anna Ziegler’s Photograph 51 kicks off the Lantern’s 2015-2016 with a bang. Set in London 1953, this 2008 play tells the story of Dr. Rosalind Franklin and her surrounding colleagues racing to discover and theorize the structure of DNA. Ziegler, a nationwide-produced playwright, uses an interesting technique of reality versus the narration of outside characters.  […]

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‘As You Like It’ by Baltimore Shakespeare Factory

Shakespeare’s comedy As You Like It is fun for the family. The Meadow, just below the historic Evergreen House, is a lovely place to spend a late afternoon or early summer evening. Spread a blanket on the hillside – you can see the performance from just about anywhere on the meadow – and lookup at the […]

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‘As You Like It’ at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

Call me not fool ‘til heaven hath sent me fortune. Well you be fool if Chesapeake Shakespeare Company be heaven for they have sent you the great fortune of their production of As You Like It. Embrace the foolery, enjoy the merriment and festivities, and accompany this spectacular company to its outdoor summer home at […]

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Spotlighters Theatre’s Young Actors Academy Production of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ by Amanda Gunther

Fleet the time carelessly as they did in the golden world. Or better yet, spend it checking out the Spotlighters Theatre‘s Young Actors Academy Production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It. Directed by Janel Miley and Jonas Grey, this comedy of mistaken identities and classic Bard confusion comes to light with some talented youth performers. […]

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Part 4: Behind the Scenes of ‘Pride & Prejudice’: An Interview With Sally Boyett-D’Angelo by Joel Markowitz

Here is Part 4 and our final interview of our behind-the-scenes look at Annapolis Shakespeare Company’s Pride and Prejudice. Meet Artistic Director and Director Sally Boyett-D’Angelo. Joel: Why did you select Pride and Prejudice? Sally: Actually, I chose this production in early 2012 before we knew we were moving into our new space! I had recently directed […]

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Part 3: Behind the Scenes of ‘Pride & Prejudice’: An Interview With Caitlin McWethy by Joel Markowitz

Here is our second interview with the cast of Pride and Prejudice at Annapolis Shakespeare Company. Meet Caitlin McWethy. Hi! I’m Caitlin McWethy and I am from Virginia Beach originally, but petitioning to count as a surrogate Annapolitan as about 15 members of my extended family live in this beautiful city and I’ve been coming to visit since […]

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‘Young Robin Hood’ at Round House Theatre by Anne Tsang

The world premiere of Young Robin Hood, written by Jon Klein, at Round House Theatre, is a multi-faceted show. At first look, the production, directed by Derek Goldman, seems to be a simple story of the ever-familiar legend of Robin Hood, but on deeper reflection, the show is something so much more – a swashbuckling […]

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