Robert Koon (Pedant) is pleased to be making his first appearance at OPFT with Taming of the Shrew. Recent appearances include Human Terrain (Broken Nose Theatre), Lunacy! (Jackalope Theatre), Graveyard of Empires (16th Street Theatre), Jet Black Chevrolet (the side project), A Small Fire (Steep Theatre), and The Roper (The Den Theatre). He is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, where his plays Homecoming 1972 and St. Colm’s Inch were produced; and he is a former Playwright Resident at the William Inge Center for the Arts. Robert is an Associate Artist at 16th Street Theatre, and a member of the Dramatists Guild.