View or print the program for As You Like It.
PSIP performs rain or shine, as long as there is an audience. We make an exception for thunder or lightning. Should any thunder or lightning occur, the performance will be stopped immediately.Showtimes for As You Like It: (each Saturday and Sunday throughout September 2014)
Sept. 20 (Sat), 2 PM: Schenley Park
Sept. 28 (Sun), 2 PM: Frick Park (Note)
Please Note: There is an approximate 7-minute walk from the entrance at Frick Park, down the walking path, to the PSIP performance location. Please allow yourself some walking time when you arrive for the show.
Thank you to donors who took part in our 10th Anniversary Indiegogo campaign to support As You Like It.
PSIP is pleased to partner with Venture Outdoors for the fourth year to offer two programs in association with As You Like It. Sign up for an easy hike through Frick Park on September 6 or through Schenley Park on September 21. Each hike ends with a free performance of As You Like It. Hike cost ranges from $6.00 to $15.00 per person.
The heroes at Cutitta Chiropractic will once again provide FREE chair massages to our audiences at all our performance locations!
Look for the Cutitta Chiropractic tent near the performance area at each park.
They’ll be setting up around 1:30 pm (10:30 am on Saturday, September 27 -- our two performance day) and staying until around 4:00 pm.
Any tips you give will be donated to PSIP, so tip generously!
PSIP LOVES CUTITTA CHIROPRACTIC!
Alan Irvine Storytelling
Nationally recognized storyteller and PSIP board member Alan Irvine will present his unique take on the As You Like It story with a 10-minute version of the play prior to selected performances. Come early and enjoy some storytelling on:
September 7, 13, 14, 21, and 27.
Stories start at 1:40 pm (on September 27th, 2:10 pm).
Shakespeare for kids, by kids is the motto of the day when PSIP partners with Falstaff’s Fellows for the fourth year to bring their 45-minute kid’s version of As You Like It to the parks. Come out and support this troupe of young actors, ranging in age from 10 to 17, as they take their own merry romp through the Forest of Arden.
Falstaff’s Fellows performances take place in the same locations in the parks as the PSIP shows. Performances are scheduled for:
Saturday, September 20th @ Schenley Park @ 1:00 pm
Sunday, September 28th @ Frick Park @ 1:00 pm
PSIP relies on the help of volunteers for front of house, marketing, ad sales, and fundraisers. If you'd like to be part of the PSIP team, please contact us. We will be happy to put you to work! If you are interested in getting involved with PSIP, please send us your information, and keep watch on our webpage and Facebook page.
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‘Burgh Bits & Bites
The guided tour on August 23rd wound through the Lawrenceville business district, making stops at Borelli Edwards Gallery, as well as Bella Christies Sweet Shop, Frankie’s, Matteo’s, Franktuary, Pastitsio, and Espresso Mano for some tasty food samples.
Along the way, PSIP previewed a few scenes from As You Like It. At the end of the tour, participants had an opportunity to talk with the company members and ask questions about the show.
Read more about ‘Burgh
Bits and Bites.
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks celebrates 10 seasons of bringing FREE Shakespeare plays to the Steel City, and will offer As You Like It weekends in September 2014!
Interested in hosting an event or cocktail-ish party for PSIP? We'd love it! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10th Season Providing FREE Shakespeare to the Steel City!
All performances FREE to the public!
Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks is the city’s only outdoor Shakespeare company and has been offering free productions in city parks since 2005. In 2013, PSIP’s Romeo & Juliet, directed by Helen M. Meade, played to over 1,000 patrons over four September weekends. Celebrating our 10th season this year, PSIP serves up As You Like It, (reprising our inaugural 2005 production), featuring Artistic Director Jennifer Tober as Rosalind and playing free to the public in Pittsburgh city parks in September.
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Bringing free Shakespeare to the Steel City since 2005.
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Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks' productions of Midsummer Night's Dream in 2006, Twelfth Night in 2008, Much Ado About Nothing in 2010, Merry Wives of Windsor in 2011, The Tempest in 2012, and Romeo and Juliet in 2013 were supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a stage agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment of the Arts, a federal agency.
PSIP has also received support from the Fine Foundation and The Pittsburgh Foundation's Day of Giving program.