Testimonials from People in the Know

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The Shakespeare Sez team is far-flung and decidedly international, collaborating across oceans and time zones. Not always easy.

Myrna Saturn Gatty | Founder Co-Creator

A native New Yorker - but long time resident of the Carolinas – Myrna is renowned for producing bold and off-beat arts programming. Her imaginative marketing/media/development campaigns featured such luminaries as Charlton Heston, Celeste Holm, Peter Ustinov and Dizzy Gillespie. She led the capital campaign for the hometown library built to honor Marian Wright Edelman, America’s beloved child advocate. Myrna served as Director of Performing Arts at the SC Arts Commission, President/Executive Director of the NC Dance Theatre (now Charlotte Ballet) and as a panelist and site reviewer for the National Endowment for the Arts.

Trevor Gatty | O.B.E. (Resident Historian/ Curmudgeon)

Queen Elizabeth II first commissioned Trevor Gatty as her Vice-Consul in the Congo. Throughout Trevor’s diplomatic career, he lived and worked in more than 65 countries; was honoured by Her Majesty with the prestigious OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire). Trevor served in Atlanta as Her Britannic Majesty’s Consul General for the Southeastern US and was later Protocol Advisor to the Atlanta Olympic Games. He also wrote the handbook Avoiding Flubs, Foibles, Faux Pas and F***Ups in the Global Marketplace.

Daniel Rodriguez | (Co-creator), graphics, idea guy

(Photographics NYC) 12 years ago, Daniel’s NYC studio was transported ‘across the pond “when he followed his heart to Belfast, Northern Ireland. Now residing in Dublin, he provides his elegant, eclectic design to diverse clients on both sides of the Atlantic. His work has been featured in a wide range of places, incl: Chelsea Bicycles, NYC; Queen’s Film Theatre – Northern Ireland’s only independent cinema; Northern Ireland’s Jews Schmooze Festival and Wide Angle at PBS-TV.

Peggy Walz | Artist/Illustrator

(Peggy Walz Designs) creates her art from a studio on NYC’s vibrant, Upper West Side.  Her unique, home designs are filled with wit, whimsy, nostalgia and romance. Her signature linens have been found in Tiffany’s, Harrods, Neiman Marcus, on the Orient Express and even in an Ang Lee film.