Though he won a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album in 2009 and was named the International Bluegrass Music Association's Entertainer of the Year in 2011, Martin is still better known for his work on and behind the silver screen. This time around, he's bringing his bluegrass talent to the stage, composing an original score for "As You Like It" that'll be played by a live band during the performance. This Southern-bred music won't be out of place in Shakespeare, though. Director Daniel Sullivan is setting the play in the rural American South in 1840.
Watch below for a video of Steve Martin's crazy banjo skills:
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