February 2nd is the date for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s Romantic Revels Gala at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. Ed Milbank will be honored as Shakespeare’s Herald, and Anita and Gary Robb will receive the Founder’s Award. Merrily Jackson and Bernadette Ashcraft are the co-chairmen. Proceeds will support the Festival’s education programs and their free production of As You Like It that runs from June 18th through July 7th in Southmoreland Park.
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