To Be! Shakespeare Here and Now! By jennifer on Apr 30, 2014 9:39 AM The words of William Shakespeare will be brought to life by actor Ron Fry from the Optimist Theatre in Milwaukee in a one-hour, interactive program. Audience participation is encouraged. To Be! is ... Dynamic - Shakespeare is performed by a professional first-person actor who also happens to double as a stunt-man, college teacher, fire-eater, clown, improv-artist, and jouster. Interactive - All ages and learning levels have the opportunity to take the stage, speak Shakespeare's words and have a great time doing it. Humorous - Shakespeare knew how to use laughter to reach his audience, and To Be! Shakespeare Here and Now continues in this glorious tradition. The Renaissance was a fun time and learning about it through To Be! is even more fun. Ron Fry is the founding Artistic Director of Optimist Theatre in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and was the Artistic Director for the Bristol Renaissance Faire for 19 years. To Be! has been enjoyed by more than 60,000 people since it's debut in 1993. WHEN: Saturday, May 10th from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM. WHERE: Villard Square Library, 5190 N. 35th St. No registration is required.