Apple Core Theater Company has announced casting for William M. Hoffman's As Is, to run October 14-31 at the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row. Walter J. Hoffman will direct the production.

The play, set in 1985 during the dawning days of the AIDS epidemic, centers on the relationship between an HIV-positive man and his ex, who returns to his former lover's side in a time of need.

The company will feature Jeff Auer, Emily King Brown, Jason Griffith , Brian Hopson, Jessica Luck, Todd Michael, Ryan Stadler, and David Zwiers.