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Enjoy Bard-Inspired Crafts at Shakespeare in the Park July 18

Free kids activity before the performance of Twelfth Night

Come join us for a pre-show bite-sized Bard craft with Aurora native and Shakespeare’s Seasons illustrator Shannon Whitt at 5 p.m. Saturday, July 18 at Island Park in Geneva. Shannon will lead an exploration of some of Shakespeare’s most vivid verses especially chosen for little ears. Each child will then bring a verse to life through imagination and illustration! Seating for Shakespeare in the Park, sponsored by the Geneva Cultural Arts Commission, begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 18 at Geneva's idyllic Island Park and the performance of "Twelfth Night" begins at 6 p.m. About the artist: Shannon is a freelance set decorator, prop designer, and illustrator who has worked in extensively in theater, television, and print. Her intricate collages combine her love of theatrical design and skills as an artisan for the purpose of telling a story. She is the illustrator of the children’s picture book The Bite Sized Bard: Shakespeare’s Seasons and the author of Crafty Pants, Clever Costumes, a children’s costume kit. Shannon lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and their 2 young sons. For more information on Shakespeare in the Park visit the Geneva Cultural Arts Commission at
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