The Tempest

More has been derived and attributed to the plays of Shakespeare than any other English writer. Finding the human truth at the core of the play remains the requisite to creating productions that are relevant across four hundred years of shifting culture. This production sought to merge the 20th Century understanding of character based on the studies of mid-life passage and fathers who have raised their children alone with and understanding of the political philosophy and familial responsibilities of the English Renaissance. The Concept Statement elaborates on three forces.

RH’s direction and Ben Norton’s performance generate a Prospero so real, so natural, so compelling, that one can hardly imagine any other version.