PHOTO CALL: Mendes Directs Bridge Project's As You Like It at BAM

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Sam Mendes directs The Bridge Project staging of Shakespeare's As You Like It which plays the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theater.

The show began previews Jan. 12 and is scheduled to open Jan. 26. The second Bridge Project mounting, The Tempest, will follow on Feb. 14 and officially open Feb. 25. Both productions will run through March 13. The company includes Stephen Dillane (Jacques/Prospero), Christian Camargo (Orlando/Ariel), Juliet Rylance (Rosalind/Miranda), Thomas Sadoski (Touchstone/Stephano), Ron Cephas Jones (Charles the Wrestler/Caliban) Michelle Beck (Celia/Ceres), Ashlie Atkinson (Phoebe/Juno), Jenni Barber (Audrey/Iris), Edward Bennett (Oliver/Ferdinand), Alvin Epstein (Adam/Gonzalo), Jonathan Fried (Le Beau/Alonso), Richard Hansell (Amiens/Sebastian), Aaron Krohn (Silvius/Adrian), Anthony O'Donnell (Corin/Trinculo), Michael Thomas (Dukes Frederick and Senior/Antonio) and Ross Waiton (Boatswain, Francisco, First Lord).

Here is a look at As You Like It:

The Bridge Project is a collaboration between BAM, The Old Vic and Neal Street Productions, utilizing a transatlantic company of actors from the U.S. and Britain. Conceived as a three-year venture, The Bridge Project launched in 2009 with The Cherry Orchard and The Winter's Tale.

For tickets, phone (718) 636-4100 or visit BAM.

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