Little Silver, NJ - The Red Bank Regional Theatre presents a modern and fantastical version of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, As You Like It, beginning on Thursday, November 11, through Sunday, November 14, and repeated on Friday, November 19, and Saturday November 20. Performance times are 7 pm on Thursday, November 11; 2 pm on Sunday, November 14; and 7:30 pm for all other performances. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens at the RBR’s Theatre on 101 Ridge Road, Little Silver. On opening night, Thursday, November 11, Senior Citizens (age 65 and over) will be admitted at no charge. Call 732-842-8000, ext. 227 for additional information.
Julia Barnett of Shrewsbury and Dan Rosen of Little Silver portray the lovers Rosalind and Orlando in RBR’s modern and fantastical original production of Shakespeare’s As You Like It at the Red Bank Regional Theatre in Little Silver. (Not pictured, Meg Kelly of Little Silver will also play Rosalind on alternating nights.) Performances begin on Thursday, November 11 through Sunday November 14 and repeat on Friday November 19 and Saturday November 20. Photograph by Patricia Hart Zackman.
The leads of Red Bank Regional’s (RBR) original production include Dan Rosen of Little Silver as Orlando, Chris Dubrow of Shrewsbury who plays Touchstone, Reid Henderson of Avon portraying Jaques and Ari Beller of Little Silver who plays Silvius. According to RBR play director Joe Russo, although all female leads were portrayed by males in Shakespeare’s time, RBR is blessed to have an abundance of talented female actresses who will be sharing roles in this production. Julia Barnett of Shrewsbury and Meg Kelly of Little Silver play Rosalind; Kelsey Murphy (Shrewsbury) and Isabel Magnus of Little Silver play Celia, Kate Steinberg of The Highlands and Dani Berkowitz of Shrewsbury portray Phoebe; Elizabeth Stefanic of Middletown and Franki Teevan of Rumson play Audrey.
Joe Russo remarks, “This production is unique as it features original music, song and dance and a zany, magical forest of Arden. You will not want to miss RBR’s production of As You Like It!”