As You Like It (Programme 2013)

bat-Studiotheater der Hochschule für Schauspielkunst „Ernst Busch“ Berlin

As You Like It
As You Like It
As You Like It
As You Like It
As You Like It


  • Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 20:00h
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 11:00h
  • Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 20:00h


Translation: Jürgenn Gosch and Angela Schalanec
Production: Lily Sykes
Stage and costumes: Friedericke Meisel
Music: Jörg Gollasch

With: Christopher Heisler, Alexandra Martini, Maximilian Meyer-Bretschneider, Laura Angelina Palacios, Anton Rubtsov, Paula Skorupa, Mehmet Sözer, Wolfgang Tegel

Length: 2 hours and 30 minutes including an interval

Price: B

Among this season's German language productions of Shakespeare the BAT is performing not only “Macbeth“ but also “As you like it,“ a magical production by Lily Sykes, so fresh and lovely that the Shakespeare Festival was delighted to invite the very young actors and actresses to perform here.
Whilst on the run from a brutal and rigid “now“ in which everything is categorized and defined, Rosalind and her friends escape to a Utopia where everyone can behave as they wish. Free and quite alone they try out different roles and emotions, in particular relating to love. However the innocent anarchy of the world in the Forest of Arden leads the young people to the dark nature of their apparently pure feelings and impulses...

Introduction 45 minutes before the beginning of the performance
NRW premiere