There was a side-show, a short adaption, introducing the characters, on another stage, nearby (I shot this sitting on the grass in the main area, so some chairs intervene):
Jeff the Juggler, and his working partner, whose skills I have posted videos about
were hamming it up for me:
There were some wandering minstrels (they were, truly, wandering all over the audience area!):
I am sure they were playing some Elizabethan instruments!
Here's my friend Dawn, with me:
Here's Forest Park by night, as we walked back through a night with a nearly full moon, and waves of fireflies.....
Here's one of the flags of the Shakespeare festival: