Experience NIU: Kane Repertory Theatre Romeo & Juliet production and reception

Shakespeare in the Park

Sunday, Aug. 29, 12-4:30 p.m.


Experience NIU while visiting with your fellow alumni and friends and enjoying a production of "Romeo & Juliet" in historic downtown St. Charles, Illinois.

Alumni and Friends Reception 12-1:30 p.m.
Start your Sunday afternoon at Pollyanna Brewing Company’s St. Charles Taproom for a reception from 12–1:30 p.m. with NIU’s Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts Paul Kassel. Kassel, the director of Romeo & Juliet, will discuss the production, share how he continues to support alumni and give an update on the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Pollyanna Brewing Company
106 S Riverside Ave
St. Charles, IL 60174

Shakespeare in the Park 2-4:30 p.m.
Following the reception, guests will attend the Kane Repertory Theatre’s final staging of William Shakespeare’s "Romeo & Juliet" beginning at 2 p.m. at the historic pavilion at Pottawatomie Park, along the banks of the Fox River.

Pottawatomie Park
8 North Ave
St. Charles, IL 60174

Tickets for this event are $35 each, $30 for kids, and include hors d’oeuvres and a beverage. All sales are final.

Questions? Please contact Dana King, ’05, at 815-753-5421 or dking1@niu.edu.

The Kane Repertory Theatre (KRT) is a professional, 501(c)(3) non-profit theater company located in St. Charles, Illinois. Founded in 2019 by NIU alumni Avery Bowne, M.F.A. ’19, and Daniil Krimer, M.F.A. ’19, KRT works to spark conversation, evoke empathy and strengthen the community. Under the leadership of Bowne and Krimer, KRT strives to be one of the Midwest’s leading regional theaters through new play development, reimagining classics and forming an ensemble of dynamic artists, while providing patrons of all ages with first-class theatre education and engaging new audiences through various outreach efforts.

Event Information

Cost: $35 (adults), $30 (kids); all sales are final.


12:00PM - 4:30PM Sun 29 Aug 2021, Central timezone


Pottawatomie Park, Historic Pavilion
8 North Ave
St. Charles, IL 60174 USA

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