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Shakespeare's Plays Available in Streaming: The Tempest

The Tempest

"The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, probably written in 1610–1611, and thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare wrote alone. After the first scene, which takes place on a ship at sea during a tempest, the rest of the story is set on a remote island, where the sorcerer Prospero, a complex and contradictory character, lives with his daughter Miranda, and his two servants—Caliban, a savage monster figure, and Ariel, an airy spirit..."



The Tempest (BBC Worldwide)
"Directed by John Gorrie, Performed by Michael Hordern, Warren Clarke, Sir Nigel Hawthorne, David Dixon, Andrew Sachs,  and Alan Rowe. Costumes by Alun Hughes. Produced by Cedric Messina. BBC Worldwide, 1980, 2 hours 3 minutes."

The Tempest (Melbar Entertainment Group)
"Directed by Des McAnuff. Performed by Christopher Plummer, Geraint Wyn Davies, John Vickery, Claire Lautier, Amanda Lisman, and Dion Johnstone. Costumes by Paul Tazewell, Produced by Barry Avrich, Melbar Entertainment Group, 2012, 2 hours 14 minutes."

The Tempest (Royal Shakespeare Company)
"Captured live in Stratford-upon-Avon, this adaptation was created in collaboration with Intel and in association with The Imaginarium Studios, and featured the very first live motion capture performance in a major classical stage production."






The Tempest



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Javier Garibay
Doheny Memorial Library
Subjects: Performing Arts