‘As You Like It’ Coming to North Shore Parks This Summer

CenterStage in Lake Forest brings Shakespeare’s glorious comedy As You Like It to North Shore Parks this summer in a new family-friendly adaptation by director Barbara Anderson. Join the Bard’s merry band of courtiers, clowns, philosophers, and country bumpkins as they escape into the idyllic Forest of Arden, where they encounter the trials and triumphs of love.  

This third season for the CenterStage “Shakespeare in the Parks” program will be presented at 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, from August 10th through September 15th, at the following locations:  

  • Market Square in Lake Forest (August 10 & 11)
  • West Park, 850 Summit Avenue in Lake Forest (August 17 & 18)
  • The Amphitheater at Chestnut Community Center, 2001 Patriot Boulevard, Glenview
    (August 24 & 25)
  • The Village Green, near the Gazebo, in Lake Bluff (August 31, September 1, 7 & 8)
  • Sacred Heart Church Courtyard in Winnetka, Gage Street, Winnetka
    (September 14 at 3pm–note time change), and
  • Ingraham Park, Leonard Place, Evanston (September 15).

The cast of As You Like It features

Julian Diaz …….Silvius
Becca Duff …….Rosalind
David Feiler ……Duke Senior
Edward Kuffert …….Touchstone
Erik Martin …….Oliver
Bruce Moore …….Corin
Taylor Murphy …….Audrey
Joe Page …….Duke Frederick/Jaques
Stefan Schallack …….Orlando
Courtney Thompson …….Celia
Deana Velandra …….Phebe
Michael Wilson …….Charles/Amiens/William

Admission is free of charge. Tax deductible donations to CenterStage in Lake Forest are gratefully accepted. For more information, call 847-234-6062.