Shakespeare,  Theatre,  Wildflower

Much Ado About Nothing Cast Announced

Rehearsal is under way for our 6th production. Much Ado About Nothing will land in Fremont Park on June 1, 2, & 3rd at 6:00pm and on June 4th as part of our Monday Night Shakespeare Series, also at 6:00pm. We will also be presenting a bite sized version during our Brown Bag Bard series in Cesar Chavez Park on June 18 & 28 at 12:15pm. Bring your lunch and picnic in the park with us and still make it back to work on time. Tickets are available and free, with a suggested donation of $10 at the park to help us continue our mission.

Our cast includes 5 founding company members and a host of new actors!

Don Pedro – Kathleen Poe *
Don John – Christine Nicholson 
Leonato – Dale Lisa Flint 
Benedick – Kayla Willett *
Claudio – Shelby Saumier *
Beatrice – Julianna Hess *
Conrade – Theresa Vann-Stribling 
Dogberry – Christine Nicholson
Verges – Johnna Wood *
Hero/Sexton – Yesenia Diaz 
Usrula/ Friar – Robyn Shuck 
Borachio/Margaret – Devin Justice 
Messenger/Seacoal – Shannon Poe
Watch – Sidney Smith










Directed by Lori Ann DeLappe-Grondin* with assistance from Kim McCann-Lawson and Julianna Hess*. Choreography is provided by Shannon Mahoney. Stage Management by Emily Baker and Josh Anderson*.

Lori Ann DeLappe-Grondin*
Kim McCann-Lawson
Emily Baker









*Founding Company Members

Wildflower Women’s Ensemble was born of the desire to create vibrant classical theatre with entirely female casts. Founded in July 2015 by Julianna Hess, Lori Ann DeLappe-Grondin, and Joshua Anderson, Wildflower is based in the Sacramento Region and draws influences from Sacramento Shakespeare Festival, Davis Shakespeare Ensemble Shakespeare’s Globe, Utah Shakespeare, Orlando Shakespeare, Shakespeare on the Vine and the Shakespeare Theatre Association.


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