Denice Hicks as Ariel, Brian Russell as Prospero, and Jon Royal as Caliban. Photo by Jeff Frazier (Click image for hi-res version)
Directed by Claire Syler
January 14 - 31, 2010
Troutt Theater at Belmont University
Public performances 7:30PM Thursdays-Saturdays & 2:30PM Sundays
School Matinees 10:00AM Tuesdays-Fridays
Sign Language Interpreted Performance Saturday, January 23
Join The Nashville Shakespeare Festival for its third annual Winter Shakespeare production at Troutt Theater.
The Tempest is Shakespeare’s magical tale of old enemies and young lovers, timeless folly and enduring wisdom. This sumptuous and touching play will be a delight for all ages.
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival's production of The Tempest is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national initiative sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest and also supported by grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission.
Listen to the Post-Show Discussion from the January 30th performance.
(click here to listen at YouTube site)
Featured are Dr. James Wells, Director of the M.A. program in English at Belmont University, Director Claire Syler, Festival Artistic Director Denice Hicks, actors Brian Russell, Robert Marigza, Jon Royal, and Christiana White, Composer Mario DaSilva, and questions from the audience.
Photos in the slideshow were taken by Rick Malkin and feature Lighting Design by Anne Willingham, Costume Design by June Kingsbury, Set Design by 615Scenic, and flight effects by ZFX Inc.