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Bare Theatre, RLT, and PineCone’s “As You Like It” Showcases Local Women and Local Bluegrass Music

Shakespeare performed in the out-of-doors just makes sense, and the amphitheater at Raleigh Little Theatre is the perfect home for the Bard. Sitting in the elements, with the cool breeze blowing, a setting sun, and the wonderful preshow music of Corn and the Colonels (of which RLT executive director Charles Phaneuf is a member), while… Read More ›

Burning Coal Adds Another Laurel to Its Crown with an Uproarious Rendition of “As You Like It”

The ever-adventurous Burning Coal Theatre Company, whose “Henry V on Trapeze” was by far the best local production of 2011, works its theatrical magic once again with a high-spirited presentation of William Shakespeare’s early pastoral comedy “As You Like It,” performed with brio by a stellar seven-member cast, under the direction of Davidson College professor Mark Sutch. The inspired contributions of set designer Natalie Hart of Elon University, lighting designer Chris Popowich of Pittsburgh, costume designer Jane Stein of Virginia Tech University, and properties creator Elizabeth Newton of Raleigh also contribute to the merriment.

Burning Coal Theatre Company's cast for "As You Like It" includes (from left) Lori Mahl, Rebecca Bossen, Steph Scribner, and Jade Arnold (photo by the Right Image Photography, Inc.)

Burning Coal Will Present William Shakespeare’s Pastoral Comedy “As You Like It” Nov. 29-Dec. 16

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present “As You Like It,” a delightful early pastoral comedy by English poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616), written approximately 1599 to 1600, on Nov. 29-Dec. 2 and Dec. 6-9 and 13-16 in the Murphey School Auditorium, near the Historic Oakwood Section in downtown Raleigh, NC.

"As You Like It" runs Aug. 4-7

The FATE and Applause! Youth-Theater Production of “As You Like It” Has a “Star Wars” Theme

The Free Association Theatre Ensemble and Applause! Cary Youth Theatre will present a modern-dress youth-theater production of William Shakespeare’s knee-slapping pastoral comedy, “As You Like It” (1599-1600), on Aug. 4-7 as the inaugural theatrical presentation at the new Cary Arts Center.

PlayMakers Repertory Company’s “As You Like It” Charms Audiences

PlayMakers Repertory Company’s production of “As You Like It” is just too charming not to like, no matter how they feel about the work itself. Set in 1940s France and peppered with whimsical costumes by Anne Kennedy and a strong cast under the direction of Joseph Haj, the work is Shakespearean comedy at its most decadent and enjoyable.