theatre department/robsham theater arts center production
Director: Patricia Riggin
Stage Manager: Grace Fucci '17
Set Designer: Cristina Todesco
Costume Designer: Jackie Dalley
Lighting Designer: Jeff Adelberg
Sound Designer: David Remedios
April 23 at 7:30 p.m.
April 24 at 7:30 p.m.
April 25 at 7:30 p.m.
April 26 at 2:00 p.m.
Students: $10 (w/valid ID)
BC Faculty/Staff: $10 (one ticket per ID)
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.