The Submission: Award-Winning Play About A Playwright With a Big Secret
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Shakespeare saved his best for last: his final play, The Tempest, is his most magical and engrossing tale. It follows the adventures of Prospero, an exiled duke who lives as the master of an enchanted isle abounding with fantastical creatures, mystery, music and romance. When a shipwreck delivers Prospero's enemies to the island, the plot thickens as his beloved daughter falls for one of the castaways. Bring a lawn chair and a picnic basket and enjoy this outdoor production from the Olney Theatre Center at the Root Family Stage. In celebration of the 65th anniversary of the National Players -- OTC's touring company of young professional actors -- celebrated National Player "veterans" will compose half the cast while current company members will take the younger roles. See event description for more details. Learn More
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Featured review from Dotty Rodbell
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Good play and well acted.
Went to pick up tickets and Box Office could not find the Goldstar tickets. After fumbling for about 10-15 minutes of looking for their boss, the 2 Box Office people told us to go directly to the theater space where it was being performed and speak to manager there. He seated us. Problem solved. Theater is accident waiting to happen with folding chairs and no railing or anything solid to hold on to while navigating steps. Also long time to sit without stretch break.
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My wife and I enjoyed the production very much. The acting was excellent and the play was exceedingly well-written with sharp, compelling dialogue. However, the play's message was neither subtle nor particularly optimistic about the future of...continued
This show contains adult themes and explicit language.
Directed by David Elliott
Scenic and Costume Design by Bill Clarke
Lighting Design by Chris Dallos
Sound Design by Max Krembs
About the Ticket Supplier: Olney Theatre CenterLocated just north of Washington, D.C. in arts-rich Montgomery County, Maryland, Olney Theatre Center for the Arts offers a diverse array of professional productions year-round that enrich, nurture and challenge a broad range of artists, audiences and students. One of two state theaters of Maryland, OTC is situated on 14 acres in the heart of the beautiful Washington-Baltimore-Frederick "triangle," within easy access of all three cities.
An award-winning regional theater, Olney Theatre Center operates under an Actors' Equity Association Council of Stock Theaters (COST) contract, one of only three theaters in the country to operate under such a contract.
In addition to its mainstage season, which emphasizes 20th-century American classics, new works, area premieres, reinterpretations of classics and musical theater, OTC offers a wide range of programs and affiliations including: National Players, America's longest running classical touring company (since 1949), which performs for high school and college audiences in over 25 states; Potomac Theatre Project, which offers experimental and alternative plays that explore provocative and challenging human situations, ideas and visions; special school performances of mainstage shows; a free Summer Shakespeare Festival; and post-show discussions.