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Prague Shakespeare Company: The Tempest

Estates Theatre (Stavovské divadlo), Železná, Praha 1 - Staré Město, 110 00

  • drama


  • Sat 6. 7. 2019 20.00

“By accident most strange, bountiful fortune, now have mine enemies brought to this shore.”

Isolated on an island for twelve years, the wizard Prospero finally has the opportunity to use his power to work revenge on those who betrayed and attempted to destroy him. Don’t miss this beautiful interpretation of what is arguably Shakespeare’s most spectacular play.

Director Carolyn Johnson adds a new dimension to this classic story of power, revenge and forgiveness with Jim Johnson as Prospero alongside an ensemble of from the PSC 2019 Summer Shakespeare Intensive training program.

The Prague Shakespeare Company presents professional theatre productions, workshops, classes, lectures and other theatrical events of the highest quality, conducted primarily in English by a multinational ensemble of professional theatre artists with an emphasis on the plays of William Shakespeare. As the premiere English-language classical theatre company in continental Europe, Prague Shakespeare Company brings to Czech, European and international audiences performances that are fresh, bold, imaginative, thought-provoking, and eminently accessible, connecting the truths of the past with the challenges and possibilities of today.

Performed in English.

stage director > Carolyn Johnson
light design > Přemysl Janda
costumes > Chris Vinz
stage manager > Eric Sammons

cast > members of the PSC Summer Shakespeare Intensive

running time > 1 h 30 min (without an interval)

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Information source: Národní divadlo