The Tempest (2011)

Shakespeare's classic comes to DT with a modern touch
University Productions
Sunday 6 November 2011 - Sunday 20 November 2011
The Tempest

On a magical island a powerful magician summons the elements to seek revenge against his brother. In Shakespeare's story supernatural spirits lead young lovers and shipwrecked sailors on a chaotic journey around an island brought to spectacular and confusing life.

King Alonso of Naples and his entourage sail home for Italy after attending his daughter Claribel's wedding in Tunis, Africa. They encounter a violent storm, or Tempest. Everyone jumps overboard and are washed ashore on a strange island inhabited by the magician Prospero who has deliberately conjured up the storm. Prospero is in fact the rightful Duke of Milan who had been put to sea to die with his three-year-old daughter Miranda by his brother, Antonio who was in league with of King Alonso.

Running time: 
1 hour 45 minutes