Kentucky Shakespeare Festival: As You Like It
AS YOU LIKE IT
Shakespeare’s beloved, gender-swapping romantic comedy set in the Forest of Arden, where lives can be transformed when you least expect it. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Matt Wallace, the production is set in 19th century Kentucky. It will feature live music with the cast performing original songs composed by Louisville singer/songwriter Aaron Bibelhauser of the bluegrass band Relic. The play starts Hallie Dizdarevic as Rosalind and Jon Brecraft as Orlando, Amber Avant as Celia, with Abigail Bailey Maupin as Jaques and Gregory Maupin as Touchstone.
Food Trucks open at 6:30pm; Will’s Tavern at 7:00pm; Pre-Show at 7:15pm and the main stage production begins at 8:00pm. New this year is Kids Globe – where kids can participate in free interactive, hand-on arts activities all summer long. Kids Globe opens at 7:00pm. This is a FREE family event. More at kyshakespeare.com.