Booking to 28 January 2023
Shakespeare’s glorious romantic comedy As You Like It comes to the West End this Christmas.
Journey into the Forest of Arden in this joyous adaptation directed by Olivier Award nominated Josie Rourke.
An all-star cast includes Strictly Come Dancing winner Rose Ayling-Ellis (EastEnders), How To Get Away With Murder star Alfred Enoch, Hollywood actress Martha Plimpton (The Good Wife), and Leah Harvey (Foundation).
As You Like It runs @sohoplace from 6 December 2022 to 28 January 2023.
What's the story of As You Like It?
With her father the Duke in exile, Rosalind and her cousin Celia leave their lives in the court behind them and journey into the Forest of Arden.
There, Rosalind experiences the liberating rush of transformation by disguising herself as a boy to embrace a different way of living; and falls spectacularly in love with Orlando.
Who is in the cast of As You Like It?
As You Like It stars Leah Harvey (Foundation, The Wonderful World of Dissocia) as Rosalind, Strictly Come Dancing 2021 winner Rose Ayling-Ellis (EastEnders) as Celia making her West End debut, Alfred Enoch (the Harry Potter films, Red in the West End) as Orlando, Tom Mison as Touchstone (Sleepy Hollow, Watchmen) with Martha Plimpton (The Good Wife, Sweat in the West End) in the role of Jaques.
Further casting includes Allie Daniel (Amiens), Tom Edden (Duke Frederick), Dickon Gough (Charles), Gabriella Leon(Audrey), Mary Malone (Phoebe), Syakira Moeladi (Hisperia), Nathan Queeley-Dennis (Silvius), Cal Watson (Le Beau), June Watson (Adam and Corin) and Ben Wiggins (Oliver).
Who are the creative team of As You Like It?
As You Like It is written by William Shakespeare. This production is directed by acclaimed, award-winning British director Josie Rourke.
The play’s design is by Rob Jones, with lighting by Howard Harrison, sound by John Leonard and music by Michael Bruce.
Reviews of As You Like It★★★★ "Josie Rourke’s enchanting production" - The Times
★★★★ "A rich and beautiful staging full of music and charm" - The Evening Standard
★★★★ "Josie Rourke leads us into the liberating delight of Arden" - The Guardian
★★★★ "Charming" - TimeOut
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Captions will be provided for every performance of As You Like It.
There will also be a BSL performance of the show on Thursday 26th January 2023.
Venue Information@sohoplace Theatre, 4 Soho Place, London, W1D 3BG
Nearest Tube or Train: Tottenham Court Road, Leicester Square
Nearest Buses: 1, N1, N171, 14, 176, 8, 98