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Classic Musical

The Tempest

July 21, 2017 - July 30, 2017

Gaddy-Goodwin Teaching Theatre (General Admission)


Marooned and left to die on a remote island, Prospero can command spirits, create apparitions, and manipulate the elements. By using his magic, he assembles his enemies to take revenge on them, and in the process, awakens in Miranda, his teenage daughter, her first experience of love.

The premiere production of this 90 minutes musical adaptation in 2013 showcased 200 New Yorkers from all five boroughs, who shared the stage with professional actors and community partners.

By William Shakespeare. Adaptation, music, & new lyrics by Todd Almond. Conceived by Lear DeBessonet. Originally commissioned and produced by The Public Theater.

Presented by RLT’s Teens on Stage and Teens Backstage. Directed by Patrick Torres.

Post-show discussion with the director and cast on Sunday, July 23

This project is funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission.

Raleigh Arts Commission

“The Tempest” is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide, 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NY 10036. (866) 378-9758 www.theatricalrights.com

Thanks to Kidznotes for providing musicians and a choir for this production

Ticket Information

Tickets available now. Buy them online or from the box office at 919-821-3111. Group sales are also available from the box office.

Ticket prices (including taxes): $12.00

Show poster

Cast List

Prospero
Ricky Hall
Ariel
Sofia Gabriela Alba
Caliban
Will Taylor
Miranda
Mercedes Ruiz
Ferdinand
Colton Hartzheim
Gonzalo/Ensemble
Chris Inhulsen
Trinculo/Ensemble
Emily Miller
Stephano/Ensemble
Jessica Soffian
Antonio/Ensemble
David Snee
Alonsa/Ensemble
Angel Koshy
Sebastia/Ensemble
Sydney Porter
Boatswain/Ensemble
Dane Swanser
Ensemble
Audrey Porter
Ensemble
Emma Johnson
Ensemble
Isabelle Walsh
Ensemble
Alexandra Willbrand
Ensemble
Monique Fogg
Ensemble
Emily Freer
Ensemble
Aidan Morrison
Ensemble
Skysha Jones

Accessibility Information

  • All performances are wheelchair accessible.

  • Assistive listening devices are available for all performances.

  • Audio description for those with visual disabilities is provided by Arts Access. The Sunday, July 30, performance at 3pm will be described.