Venue Details

49 Star Starred
Festival Amphitheatre
Located in Euclid Park on 12762 Main Street 12852 Main Street Garden Grove, CA 92840
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lots of local eats to grab a bite after the show if you like
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lot parking is limited and street parking fills up quickly, so leave time to look for parking if the event is likely sold out
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36 ratings
4.2 average rating
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1 review
1 stars
attended Aug 07 2008

I love hthis play but not this production. It was difficult to hear, (Ariel's character in particular) and the female chorus was distracting at best. It lacked the magic and artistry that Shakespeare wrote into the script.

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17 reviews
3 stars
attended Aug 09 2008

As always, Shakespeare Orange County has the best quality productions around. However, The Tempest isn't quite as good as Henry V. Maybe this was because we saw a opening weekend production. That said, we stumbled across a pre-play lecture that...continued

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20 reviews
23 stars
attended Aug 23 2008

I am a big Shakespeare fan but I really didn't like the performance. It wasn't what I expected. Being Shakespeare's last play and his farewell to his audience, I expected it to be performed differently. The repeated punning around took away...continued

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A shipwreck delivers a party of conspirators and their guests to an island inhabited by a sorcerer, his daughter, and a mélange of characters, of both the magical and half-human sort. It’s payback time for the villains, as the Sorcerer Prospero now has the opportunity for revenge. But things change for all when the sorcerer’s daughter falls for the enemy’s son, and in the final moment, the Bard leaves us “with such stuff as dreams are made on”.