EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS Rowland and Pat Rebele PRODUCERS Kevin Lohman and Natasha Flechsig Joanna Miller Audrey E. Stanley The Towell Family WEST Creative Performing Arts Jill and Jon Winston S A N T A C R U Z S H A K E S P E A R E P R E S E N T S Before the Play Begins... Proteus and Valentine, two young noblemen of Verona, are best friends. Proteus is also in love with Julia, for which reason Valentine (who is single) teases him. Valentine has just informed Proteus that he will be moving to Milan to advance his education and his career. W I L L I A M S H A K E S P E A R E ’ S d i r e c t e d b y A R T M A N K E AUGUST 1 – SEPTEMBER 3