Enter the Forest of Arden With the Public Works Production of As You Like It
The Public Theater's musical adaptation features songs by Shaina Taub and is directed and coadapted by Laurie Woolery.
The Public Theater's Public Works production of As You Like It has released new photos of the musical adaptation's limited run. Laurie Woolery directs and coadapted the production, with songs by Shaina Taub and choreography by Sonya Tayeh. Performances end tonight.
The company includes Ato Blankson-Wood (Orlando), Darius de Haas (Duke Senior), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Rosalind), Joel Perez (Touchstone), and Taub herself (Jaques). Cameo group performances include Bronx Wrestling Federation, Freedom Dabka Group, Harambee Dance Company, and the Sing Harlem Choir. The Public Works community partner organizations are Brownsville Recreation Center (Brooklyn), Center for Family Life in Sunset Park (Brooklyn), DreamYard Project (Bronx), Fortune Society (Queens), and Military Resilience Project (all boroughs), along with alumni partners Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, Children's Aid Society, and Domestic Workers United.
Celebrating its fifth season, Public Works is the Public's local and national initiative that invites diverse communities from across New York to join in creating ambitious works of participatory theater.