FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S
AS YOU LIKE IT
DIRECTED BY JOSIE ROURKE @SOHOPLACE
STARRING LEAH HARVEY, ROSE AYLING-ELLIS,
ALFRED ENOCH, TOM MISON AND MARTHA PLIMPTON
- Full casting is announced for William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, directed by Josie Rourke, with a musical score by Michael Bruce, @sohoplace, the first new build West End theatre to open in 50 years.
- The first performance is on Tuesday 6 December 2022, Press Night 14 December, for a limited season until 28 January 2023.
- The production stars Leah Harvey (Foundation, The Wonderful World of Dissocia Theatre Royal Stratford East, Shakespeare Trilogy Donmar at King’s Cross) as Rosalind, Rose Ayling-Ellis (EastEnders, Strictly Come Dancing 2021 winner) as Celia making her West End debut, Alfred Enoch (Harry Potter films, Red West End) as Orlando, Tom Mison (Sleepy Hollow, Watchmen) as Touchstone and Martha Plimpton (The Good Wife, Sweat West End, Cymbeline Lincoln Centre, NY, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Public, NY, Shakespeare in the Park, Pericles Public, NY) in the role of Jaques.
- @sohoplace’s first production Marvellous opened last month and is running until 26 November. Following As You Like It is Fictionhouse Limited, Nica Burns and Kate Pakenham Productions’ Medea directed by Dominic Cooke, and starring Sophie Okonedo and Ben Daniels.
Producer Nica Burns today announces full casting for @sohoplace’s first original production, William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, directed by Josie Rourke with a musical score by Michael Bruce. The production stars Leah Harvey as Rosalind, Rose Ayling-Ellis as Celia, Alfred Enoch as Orlando, Tom Mison as Touchstone with Martha Plimpton 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).
As You Like It will be the second production @sohoplace with the first performance on Tuesday 6 December 2022, running until 28 January 2023.
Design Rob Jones
Lighting Howard Harrison
Sound John Leonard
Music Michael Bruce