As You Like It

December 5, 2010

March 6, 2011

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Gary Griffin

Christopher Akelind

Lighting Designer

Christopher Akelind returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Othello, Measure for Measure and Antony and Cleopatra. Other Chicago credits include: Rock 'n' Roll (Jeff Award), Shining City, The Light in the Piazza (Jeff Award), Electricidad (Goodman Theatre); Twelfth Night, The Piano (Court Theatre); Superior Donuts, The Pillowman, Homebody/Kabul (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); and Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Lyric Opera of Chicago). Recent work includes: the Broadway productions of Superior Donuts, Top Girls and 110 in the Shade; Kdo! (Brussels, Belgium); Virginia, The Golden Ticket, and Hubicka for Ireland's Wexford Opera Festival; and Martha Clarke's revival of her Garden of Earthly Delights at the Minetta Lane Theatre. Mr. Akerlind is the recipient of the Chicago area's Michael Merritt Award for Design and Collaboration, an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Lighting Design, and numerous nominations for the Drama Desk, Lucile Lortel, Outer Critics Circle and Tony Awards.

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