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    The Tempest
    By William Shakespeare

    20:15, Wed 25th August 2021 - Sat 28th August 2021 at Adelphi Theatre
    Summer Vacation

    The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–11, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone. It is set on a remote island, where Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion and skillful manipulation. He conjures up a storm, the eponymous tempest, to lure his usurping brother Antonio and the complicit King Alonso of Naples to the island. There, his machinations bring about the revelation of Antonio's lowly nature, the redemption of the King, and the marriage of Miranda to Alonso's son, Ferdinand.
    There is no obvious single source for the plot of The Tempest, but researchers have seen parallels in Erasmus's Naufragium, Peter Martyr's De orbe novo, and an eyewitness report by William Strachey of the real-life shipwreck of the Sea Venture on the islands of Bermuda. In addition, one of Gonzalo's speeches is derived from Montaigne's essay Of the Canibales, and much of Prospero's renunciative speech is taken word for word from a speech by Medea in Ovid's poem Metamorphoses. The masque in Act 4 may have been a later addition, possibly in honour of the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Frederick V in 1613. The play was first published in the First Folio of 1623.

    Get involved with The Tempest:
    Auditions for The Tempest

    Audition details

    • Thu 22nd Oct, 17:45–20:45, Random Location 13
    • Fri 30th Oct, 10:30–12:30, Random Location 12

    Contact before 4th Nov 2020 00:00 for more details.

    Technical roles for The Tempest

    We are looking for: * Production Manager * Master Carpenter * Set Designer * Director * Lighting Designer * Sound Designer * Publicist * Technical Director

      Contact Random Contact 35 before 15th Dec 2020 13:32 for more details.


      Caliban -
      Prospero -
      Miranda -
      Stephano -
      Sycorax -
      Ferdinand -
      King Alonso -
      Trinculo -
      Juno -

      Production Team

      Director -
      Producer -
      Technical Director -
      Lighting Designer -