|February 10 - March 27, 2016|
By William Shakespeare
Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, finds himself stranded on a remote and mystical island with only his daughter Miranda for company. Seeking revenge against those who conspired against him, Prospero conjures a powerful storm to shipwreck them. Just as retribution is finally within reach, Miranda falls in love with Ferdinand, son of one of the conspirators, putting her relationship with her father to the ultimate test.
“I almost expected to feel a drop of rain hit my cheek as the initial storm rolls in during Act I. The audience is effortlessly brought into the fictional world for the evening, complete with rolling waves and crashing thunder.”- Broadway World, Orlando
“Now that's magic.”- Matt Palm, Orlando Sentinel
"I’ve seen every one of OST’s Shakespeare productions over the last five years, and every one of them have been superior. OST’s The Tempest is no exception." - The Drunken Odyssey
"Excellent production, high quality acting, casts were amazing." - Audience Comment
"Wonderful Production. Acting was outstanding. Extremely enjoyable adaptions." - Audience Comment
$25 Under 35 Magic Lesson - March 25 at 6 p.m.
You won’t learn to control the seas like Prospero, but you will master basic sleight of hand tricks in this Magic 101 lesson led by national renowned magician, Kostya Kimlat and two of the Orlando Magic’s official magicians prior to the evening’s $25 Under 35 performance. Ticket holders of any age are invited to add on the pre-show entertainment package for just $20 (per person). Add-on packages may be purchased by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1 or emailing email@example.com.
Opening Night Party and Pre-Show Chat - Friday, February 12
Join us on Opening Night of each Signature Series production for a chance to mingle with members of the audience and enjoy free appetizer bites from a local eatery. The party begins at 6:15 p.m. and is free to all ticket holders. No RSVP necessary.
In the Patron's Room at 6:45 p.m. we'll host a brief, informative discussion with the director and members of the artistic team about the creative process.
Starting 30 minutes before each performance of The Tempest, an Orlando Shakes actor leads the audience through a discussion of the plot, themes, and major characters in the production.
The Tempest contains some bawdy sexual content. If it were a movie, it would be rated PG. For more information on content advisory, click here.
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