ABOUT THE SHOW
Banished from her uncle’s shiny tech megacorp, Rosalind decides to seek herself (and her father) in the great outdoors, armed with nothing but trail mix, her loyal cousin Celia, and her wit. Disguised as a young man and his sister, the pair ventures out of the city they’ve always known into a mystical place known as the Forest of Arden, where they encounter a strange cast of characters, including the lovestruck Orlando, who has escaped to the forest in order to avoid his brother’s wrath. Music, poetry, and love unite in this compelling journey of community and self-discovery, set against the backdrop of the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
We return to Volunteer Park (where we last played "THE TEMPEST") for Shakespeare's famous gender-bender love comedy. Audiences will literally follow Rosalind and Orlando into the "forest of Arden" because, well, why not? "All the world's a stage" after all. Bring your walking shoes, picnic blankets, and arm chairs and end the summer with us and Shakespeare in the Park! Featuring a score of original songs, dancing, singing and even some Judo.
CAST AND CREATIVE
Mara Palma as "Rosalind"
Alanah Pascual as "Celia"
Chris Wong as "Duke Senior" / "Duke Frederick"
Frank Sun* as "Orlando"
Season Qui* as "Amiens"
Duncan Pound* as "Jaques"
Hannah Prendergast as "Phebe"
John Han as "Audrey"
Andrew Forrest as "Oliver"
Morgan Patton as "LeBeau" / "Silvius"
Nick Eveland as "Adam" / "Corin"
Buddy Todd* as "Touchstone"
Director - Megan Brewer
Stage Manager - Rebecca Hsia
Assistant Director - Hannah Hadjes
Costume Design - Amelia Wade
Production Manager - Rojo Davis
Fight Choreographer - Tom Dang
SUPPORT THE SHOW: GIVE TO KICKSTARTER
As part of our mission to improve access to the arts across all socioeconomic levels all performances will be PWYC. In addition to making theatre accessible to all communities, we also wish to support our artists. That’s where you come in.
We would like to raise $600 to support our cast and crew and offset the costs of production. 50% of every dollar raised from this campaign will go directly to paying our artists. We firmly believe in the absolute necessity of paying working artists, no matter how small the production. Many individuals in our industry have spent thousands on advanced technical training and cultivating skills with hours of classes and individualized study yet are rarely compensated for their work and expertise. Paid work leads to more opportunities for our actors, directors, designers, stage managers and company members. We choose to set an example for our community and beyond by offering stipends to our ensemble.