As You Like It

As You Like It

Oct. 26 to Nov. 11, 2018

Hilberry Theatre

by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

One of Shakespeare’s most hilariously subversive comedies featuring the Hilberry Graduate Company at the Hilberry Theatre!

One of Shakespeare’s most hilariously subversive comedies, As You Like It opens at the Hilberry Theatre featuring the Hilberry Graduate Company. Set in present day in the Appalachians, this reimagining is directed by Lavinia Hart. After being banished from the court, Duke Senior takes refuge in the wild and wonderful Forest of Arden. Duke Frederick, threatened by Duke Senior’s daughter, Rosalind, banishes her as well. Fearing the unknown, Rosalind and her faithful cousin disguise themselves as boys in order to survive the wilderness. Come along on this topsy-turvy journey into one of the most joyous adventures the Bard ever penned.

Performance Schedule

Friday, Oct. 26 (Opening Night) 8 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 27 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 1 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 2 (School Matinee) 10 a.m.
Friday, Nov. 2 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 3 8 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 6 (School Matinee) 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 24 2 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 8 7 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 9 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11 3 p.m.

Cast & Creatives

Alo, Lauren
Alo, Lauren
Le Beau/Page Two/Jacques De Boys (As You Like It); Member (Motor City Cabaret); Ensemble (Mamma Mia!)
Bergeron, John
Bergeron, John
Trekkie Monster (Avenue Q); Jaques (As You Like It); Ebenezer Scrooge (A Christmas Carol); Roy Cohn (Angels in America Parts I and II); The Man, Later, The Baron Docteur (Venus)
Call, Lynnette
Call, Lynnette
Kate Monster (Avenue Q), Rosalind (As You Like It), Sonia (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Hannah Pitt, Ethel, Henry, Rabbi, and Angel (Angels in America); The Man, Later, The Mother-Showman, The Grade-School Chum (Venus)
Cavanaugh, Haley
Cavanaugh, Haley
Costume Designer (As You Like It and Venus)
Chapman, Jacob
Chapman, Jacob
Brian (Avenue Q); Louis (Angels in America)
Courtney, Annie
Courtney, Annie
Townsperson/Hymen Attendant (As You Like It)
Cowper, Jack
Cowper, Jack
Oliver (As You Like It); Harry (Mamma Mia!)
Erdt, Emily
Erdt, Emily
2nd Lady to the Duchess/Priestess Olivia Martext/Hymen Attendant (As You Like It)
Fry, Vanessa
Fry, Vanessa
Townsperson/Hymen Attendant/Deer/Echo to Pages (As You Like It); Chorus (Mamma Mia!)
Geibel, Benjamin
Geibel, Benjamin
Marketing Associate (Avenue Q, As You Like It, December Dance Concert)
Guerra, Madelyn
Guerra, Madelyn
Charles the Wrestler/Amiens (As You Like It); Member (Motor City Cabaret); U/S Rosie (Mamma Mia!)
Hamm, Madison
Hamm, Madison
Audrey/Townsperson (As You Like It); Member (Motor City Cabaret); U/S Tanya (Mamma Mia!)
Hart, Lavinia
Hart, Lavinia
Director (As You Like It)
Krajacic, Maren
Krajacic, Maren
First Lady to Duchess/Hymen Attendant (As You Like It)
Levadoux, Jocelyn
Levadoux, Jocelyn
Assistant Stage Manager (As You Like It); Stage Manager (December Dance Concert); Stage Manager (Angels in America)
Manela, Hannah
Manela, Hannah
Celia (As You Like It); Director (Woodhull/Heck-Rabi); Assistant Director (Angels in America: Part Two)
Martin, Meccah
Martin, Meccah
Marketing Associate (Avenue Q, As You Like It, December Dance); Marketing Lead (90th Annual Spring Dance Concert)
McGillis, Cammie
McGillis, Cammie
Assistant Director (Avenue Q), Denise/Townsperson/First Page to Duke Senior (As You Like It); U/S to Ali (Mamma Mia!)
McLellan, Kiarra
McLellan, Kiarra
Townsperson/Hymen Attendant (As You Like It)
Mediate, Quint
Mediate, Quint
Princeton (Avenue Q); Silvius/First Lord to Duchess Frederica (As You Like It); Charity Gentleman/Mr. Fezziwig (A Christmas Carol), Walter (Angels in America); The Man, Later, The Baron Docteur (Venus)
Monaghan, Sean
Monaghan, Sean
Banjo Player (As You Like It)
O’Brien, Megan
O’Brien, Megan
Master Electrician (As You Like It); Lighting Designer (Noel Night); Assistant Lighting Designer (December Dance Concert)
Pfannes, Steven
Pfannes, Steven
Assistant Director (As You Like It); Father Alexandrios (Mamma Mia!)
Smith, Aidan Lynn
Smith, Aidan Lynn
Lighting Designer (As You Like It)
Smith, Matthew
Smith, Matthew
Nicky (Avenue Q), Orlando (As You Like It), Spike (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Joe Pitt/Prior 1/The Eskimo/Mormon Father/Angel Europa (Angels in America Parts I and II); Playwright (Pettycoats/Heck-Rabi); Chorus (Venus)
Spademan, Kate
Spademan, Kate
Properties Master (As You Like It); Scene Design (Heck-Rabi Playwriting Festival)
Summerwell, Sarah
Summerwell, Sarah
Bad Idea Bear, Lucy the Slut, Mrs. Thistletwat (Avenue Q); Duchess Frederica/Phoebe (As You Like It), Masha (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike); Harper Pitt/Martin Heller/Angel Africanii (Angels in America Parts I and II); Playwright (Woodhull/Heck-Rabi)
Tutunjian, Noelle
Tutunjian, Noelle
Marketing Lead (Avenue Q, As You Like It, December Dance Concert)
Walker, Jasmine Monet
Walker, Jasmine Monet
Gary Coleman (Avenue Q); Cora/Hymen/Townsperson (As You Like It), Narrator (A Christmas Carol); The Angel/Emily/Sister Ella/Woman/Voice of Orrin/Mormon Mother/Taped Voice (Angels in America Parts I and II); Saartje Baartman aka The Girl, Venus (Venus) 
Williams, Ethan
Williams, Ethan
Marketing Associate (Avenue Q, As You Like It, December Dance Concert)
Wilson, Tobias
Wilson, Tobias
Bad Idea Bear/Newcomer (Avenue Q); Touchstone (As You Like It); Marley's Ghost/Old Joe (A Christmas Carol); Belize (Angels in America Parts I and II); U/S The Negro Resurrectionist (Venus)
Wilson, Trever
Wilson, Trever
Stage Manager, (As You Like It); Stage Manager, Noel Night Company One Dance Concert; Assistant Stage Manager (Angles in America Part I and Part II); Assistant Stage Manager (Spring Dance Concert)
Woods, Matthew
Woods, Matthew
Adam and William (As You Like It); U/S Joe Pitt, Prior 2, The Eskimo, Mormon Father, Angel Europa (Angels in America)

Teacher Resources

Download our study guide, great for teachers and parents to help prepare students for this production. Activities presented assist in achieving the Michigan Common Core State Standards (MI-CCSS).

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