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Director: Paul Snyder     Production Coordinator / Costumer: Rozy Labriola


This summer KVTA will test the course of true love by bringing Shakespeare to life on the grounds of the Kankakee County Museum (801 S 8th Ave. Kankakee, IL 60901).  We invite you to attend this unique, outdoor experience where some of Shakespeare’s sonnets and scenes from his most memorable works will be performed.

If you have any questions, please contact the director, Paul Snyder, at:

When emailing the director, put SHAKESPEARE in the subject line.


The show will include:

  • Narration by William Shakespeare

  • Six Sonnets

  • Scenes from:

    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    • Much Ado About Nothing

    • The Tempest

    • The Taming of the Shrew

    • Romeo and Juliet



Date: Saturday, June 16th at 2:00 PM

Place: Kankakee County Museum


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Lysander: Michael Keigher

Hermia: Helen Berdebes

Helena: Anna Van Hoff


Much Ado About Nothing

Benedick: Adam Schindler

Claudio: Ryan Graff

Don Pedro: Romero Lewis

Leonato: Moran Beasley

Beatrice: Lauren Rybolt


Ferdinand: Joseph Snyder

Miranda: Alexis Smith

Prospero: David Prussner


Taming of the Shrew

Petruchio: Miles Q. Turner

Katharina: Robin Tober-Betourne

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo: Kole El-Talabani

Juliet: Anmarie D'Ortenzio

Nurse: Alicia Schindler

Shakespeare: Joel Knapper

Alicia Schindler

Ava Nagel

Diana Atkinson

Deborah Frisse

Danette Guest

David Prussner

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