As You Like It

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Following their smash-hit collaboration on Twelfth Night, director Simon Phillips, musical theatre icon Christie Whelan Browne and musicians Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall reunite for another spectacular slice of Shakespeare.

144 minutes

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This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

'[A] gorgeous and rousing production'

Australian Book Review
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

'Christie Whelan Browne shines'

Arts Hub
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

'A confident and very welcome return to the stage'

Limelight
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

'Real theatre is back'

The Age
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

'The perfect antidote to Melbourne's lockdown'

Time Out Melbourne

ABOUT THE SHOW

Following their smash-hit collaboration on Twelfth Night, director Simon Phillips, musical theatre icon Christie Whelan Browne and musicians Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall reunite for another spectacular slice of Shakespeare: the big-hearted comedy As You Like It – one of the Bard's most popular and thematically contemporary plays, and the source of many of his most famous lines.

Warm-hearted and romantic, As You Like It follows the irrepressible Rosalind, who is banished from court with her cousin Celia. But before they can escape into exile, Rosalind catches the eye of love-struck Orlando. What ensues is a riotous tangle of matched and mismatched lovers, mistaken identities, melodic songs and laughs aplenty. Will love conquer all, or is it merely a madness?

With more twists than a country lane, As You Like It is a topsy-turvy celebration of love in all its forms, from a director who has made an art of delighting audiences with Shakespearean romance.

 



Recording produced in partnership with Arts Centre Melbourne

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Photo by Jeff Busby


 
Subtitles and audio description are currently available in English. 

 

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Artwork for Natalie Abbott

Natalie Abbott

PHEBE / AS CAST

Laurence Boxhall

Laurence Boxhall

SILVIUS / BAND / AS CAST

Artwork for Georgia Flood

Georgia Flood

CELIA

Daniel Frederiksen

Daniel Frederiksen

TOUCHSTONE

Artwork for Jack Green

Jack Green

JAQUES DE BOYS / BAND / AS CAST

Xani Kolac

Xani Kolac

AUDREY / BAND / AS CAST

Artwork for James Mackay

James Mackay

ORLANDO

Richard Piper

Richard Piper

ADAM / CORIN / BAND

Artwork for Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan

OLIVER / AMIENS

Artwork for Richard Sergeant

Richard Sergeant

CHARLES THE WRESTLER / WILLIAM / BAND / AS CAST

Artwork for Tim Walter

Tim Walter

JAQUES / LE BEAU

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Christie Whelan Browne

ROSALIND

Artwork for Shivantha Wijesinha

Shivantha Wijesinha

DUKE FREDERICK / DUKE SENIOR / BAND / AS CAST

Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips

DIRECTOR

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Alicia Clements

SET & COSTUME DESIGNER

Nick Schlieper

Nick Schlieper

LIGHTING DESIGNER

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Kate Miller-Heidke

COMPOSER

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Keir Nuttall

COMPOSER

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Ian McDonald

MUSICAL DIRECTOR & ADDITIONAL COMPOSITION

Artwork for Tom Willis

Tom Willis

ASSOCIATE LIGHTING DESIGNER

Artwork for John Van Gastel

John Van Gastel

ASSOCIATE COSTUME DESIGNER

Artwork for Tim Paige

Tim Paige

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR