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2001
As You Like It

Directed by James Dunn

Celia and Rosalind from As You Like It, Marin Shakespeare  Company 2001

Producer's Perspective:

One of the delights of this production was the expansive, charming set designed by Ken Rowland. It was one of the largest sets we'd ever built, created to allow room for two huge rolling wagons that became the Forest of Arden. Symmetrical, stylish and beautiful, it was an elegant setting for one of Shakespeare's most charming comedies.

The set was graced by a wonderful cast. Marcia Pizzo as Rosalind put in many hours of preparation and it all paid off. She was well matched by Jason Heil, a dashing and romantic Orlando. Alexandra Matthew turned in a sweetly wry Celia. Peter Schmuckal as Touchstone, Scott Coopwood as Jacques, Thomas Lynch as Corin, Bob Borwick as Silvius, Lauren English as Phoebe and Marie Shell as Audrey all shone. About a dozen canine actors auditioned to play Corin's dog, with the chosen thespian, Maggie, turning in an appropriately subtle performance.

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Cast of Characters

Orlando
Adam
Oliver
Dennis
Charles
Celia
Rosalind
Touchstone
Duke Frederick
Le Beau
Duke Senior
Amiens
Forest Lords
Jacques
Corin
Corin's Dog
Audrey
Silvius
Phoebe
Sir Oliver Martext
William
Jaques de Boys
Ladies of the Court

Jason Heil*
Ian Swift
John Hale
Scott Daniel Asnault
Patrick Flick*
Alexandra Matthew
Marcia Pizzo*
Peter Schmuckal
Anthony Shaw Abaté
Nikolai Lokteff
David Kester
Casey Jackson
Scott Daniel Asnault, Nikolai Lokteff
Scott Coopwood*
Thomas Lynch*
Maggie McDonell
Marie Schell*
Bob Borwick
Lauren English
Ian Swift
Patrick Flick*
Anthony Shaw Abaté

Elisabeth Abbott, Anna Fishback, Bernadette Quatrone, Robin Randolph, Renata Sinclair, Kim Strassburger

Production Staff

Artistic Director - Robert Currier
Managing Director - Lesley Schisgall Currier

Set Design - Kenneth Rowland
Lighting Design - Ellen Brooks
Costume Design - Pamela Johnson
Sound Design - Billie Cox
Props Design - Denise Kirchner
Fight Director - Bob Borwick
Production Stage Manager - David Lagle*

* Member of Actor's Equity Association


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