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As You Like It

A Canadian Stage production

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Anand Rajaram

Romantic, hilarious, and adventuresome, As You Like It marks Shakespeare’s return to the High Park stage

Due to illness within the company that has affected this week's rehearsals of As You Like It, we are altering the performance schedule.

The following performances have been cancelled:

Thursday, July 28, 8:00 pm (preview)
Friday, July 29, 8:00 pm (preview)
Saturday, July 30, 8:00 pm (opening)
Sunday, July 31, 8:00 pm

If you are a ticketholder to one of these performances, we want to ensure that you still get the opportunity to enjoy As You Like It. Please take a moment to let us know what you would like to do with your tickets. You will be contacted by our Box Office representatives in the coming days to confirm your options and make the necessary exchanges for your tickets.

We thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to navigate these ever-changing circumstances.

A romantic comedy for the ages comes vividly to life in High Park. After Rosalind and her cousin Celia escape the Duke’s court, they flee in disguise to the fantastical Forest of Arden. But who (and what!) they find there are beyond their wildest dreams. Featuring new music by Serena Ryder, Kiran Ahluwalia, and Maryem Toller, along with production design by Shadowland Theatre, As You Like It is an epic return to the beloved Toronto tradition of Shakespeare in High Park. Shakespeare’s brilliantly funny play is directed by Anand Rajaram, and brought to life by a wonderfully lovable cast of actors and comedians.


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Written by

  • William Shakespeare

Directed by

  • Anand Rajaram

Directing Mentor

Stage Manager

Assistant Stage Manager

Apprentice Stage Manager

Casting Consultant

  • Emily Johnston

Composer and Musical Director

Set, Costume, and Props Designer

  • Shadowland Theatre

Lighting Designer

Sound Designer

Fight Director

Movement Coach

  • Marie-Josée Chartier
  • Jamie Robinson


  • Maryem Tollar
  • Lacey Hill
  • Serena Ryder
  • Kiran Ahluwalia

Production Coordinator - Shadowland Theatre

  • Sequoia Erickson

Technical Director

  • Leslie Hernandez

Head of Props

  • Mary Spyrakis

Props Assistant

  • Chynah Philadelphia

Set & Props Builder

  • Merle Harley

Head of Wardrobe


  • Luisa Milan

Shapemaker and Dyer

  • Roxanne Ignatius


  • Susanna Feng
  • Dustin George
  • Robin Kadirgamar
  • Alessia Urbani
  • Robin Fisher
  • Alysia Myette
  • Carolyn Anderson
  • Bie Engelen
  • Betsy Canfield

Production Assistant

  • Morgan Angus
  • Brendan Rush
  • Madeline Smart

Head Technician - Amphitheatre

  • Everett Dalingwater

Head Electrician

  • Catherine Mathewson

Sound - A2

  • Sofia Frick

Wardrobe Attendant

  • Chris Nolan

General Manager - Shadowland Theatre

  • Sequoia Erickson

Co-Artistic Director - Shadowland Theatre

  • Anne Barber

Co-Artistic Director - Shadowland Theatre

  • Brad Harley

  • Stage Employees of Canadian Stage are represented by Local 58 & Local 822 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees

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