The Tempest -- Shakespeare's Romantic Tragicomedy
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The last date listed for The Tempest was Tuesday December 23, 2014 / 2:00pm.
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Featured review from ritaRed Velvet
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I liked it, with 2 exceptions: I was expecting more of a production in the first scene (the shipwreck) than they staged. It was a lot of strobe lights, sound effects, and trapdoor action. I didn't care for the "songs," which I found tuneless. But other than that, I thought it was well staged. The cast was strong. It helps to read a synopsis because it's a complicated plot with a lot of character.s
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We loved the play. The sets were amazing! I was not familiar with this story so I read the brief summary in the playbill and was able to follow the story. Some of the soliloquy's were hard to follow as is typical in a Shakepeare play, but it...continued
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Recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, DC’s Shakespeare Theatre Company has dedicated itself to becoming the nation’s premier classic theatre. By focusing on works with profound themes, complex characters and heightened language written by Shakespeare, his contemporaries and those playwrights he influenced, the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s artistic mission is unique among regional theatres: to bring to vibrant life groundbreaking, thought-provoking and eminently accessible classic theatre in a uniquely American style.