As You Like It

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Emily Morrison Weeks

We that are true lovers run into strange capers.

In As You Like It, Shakespeare introduced the world to Rosalind, one of the all-time romantic and comedic heroines. It’s a tale of betrayal and destiny, of love and pursuit, of sheep and trees, and of learning to be the best you can possibly be.

Produced by Madison Shakespeare Company at Edgewood College Amphitheater, 1000 Edgewood College Dr, Madison, WI 53711

Performances: June 2-11, 2017

Performance Times: TBA

Ticket Prices: $15 suggested contribution

Call TBA for reservations or more information.

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Auditions

Auditions will be held on the following days:

3/12/2017
3/16/2017
3/18/2017

Madison Shakespeare Company makes its first full-length venture into comedy with As You Like It. Auditions will be held at Lakeview Moravian Community Church, 3565 Tulane Ave in Madison, at the following times:

Sunday March 12: 7 PM
Thursday March 16: 7 PM
Saturday March 18: 10 AM

Please enter the church on Hargrove St through the door labeled “OFFICE.”

No appointment necessary. Performers of all ages are invited to audition and will be considered for roles. Auditioners should choose the date which works best for their schedule. Please arrive at the scheduled start time, and if possible print and pre-fill an audition form: http://madisonshakespeare.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/MSC-AYLI-audition-form.pdf

Candidates should come prepared to perform a comedic Shakespearean soliloquy/monologue of up to two minutes in length. Memorization is encouraged but not required. You may also be asked to read from the As You Like It text in groups or individually. Please also come prepared to fill out a conflict calendar.

Rehearsals will begin April 23.

Performances will be June 2-11, outdoors at the Edgewood College amphitheater outside the Stream arts building.

Contact producer Jason Compton at contact@madisonshakespeare.org with any questions.