Performances

Company C presents The Tempest by William Shakespeare

Thursday, 27th – Saturday, 29th October 2016
Thursday 7.30 pm, 6.30 pm on Friday and Saturday
£16|8 in advance
£20|16 on the door

 

Company C´s production, developed over 12 months against the backdrop of unprecedented global population displacement. As untold thousands of people seeking sanctuary are left to perish, there has never been a more relevant time to rediscover the telling of Shakespeare´s most magical and human story of loss, revenge, transformation, reconciliation and resolution.

A man betrayed by those closest to him, abandoned to the sea with his young daughter, to die. His hope sustained only by his love for her. They arrive upon a strange land and for twelve years create a new life for themselves until, one day a ship sails close-by their island…

Venture through the heart of the tempest to Prospero´s Isle to discover a place of transformation and, perhaps, redemption.

The performances on Friday 28th October and Saturday 29th October will begin with work devised and performed by participants in the Company C – Chelsea Theatre Strange Lands project

Directed by Lawrence O´Connor

Cast

Ben Altimira   ~ Antonio

Will Anderson  ~ Gonzalo

Crystal Arons  ~ Miranda

Comfort Fabian ~ Boatswain; Iris; Francisco

Mo Idriss      ~ Alonso

Will James     ~ Caliban

Stuart Miller  ~ Sebastian

Thom Short     ~ Trinculo

Sara Felice Vetro ~ Ferdinand

Heather Warne  ~ Stephano

David K Whiting~ Prospero

Jessica Chloe Young ~ Ariel; Ceres

 

Lighting design: Ben Jacobs

 

Gianluca Pisano~ Design Associate

Lawrence O´Connor ~ Director

 

Debbie Reeds   ~ Producer

 

 

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