By Ed Rampell
Gender Bender Bard on the Boards?
Some may regard Shakespeare’s comedy, As You Like It, as a mere merry, frothy confection. And to be sure, it is highly entertaining with crowd pleasing plot points, including one of theater’s happiest endings. But for those with discernment, beneath the surface there’s much more to Like than meets the eye. “If anyone dismisses it as insubstantial, they simply don’t know the play,” insisted director Rob Clare in an interview. Clare directed a production of the play, currently being performed