2016 - The Tempest
By William Shakespeare
Directed by West Hyler
August 16-28, 2016
Patricia George Decio Theatre
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
"O brave new world
That has such people in't!"
Shakespeare's magical tale of shipwreck and salvation live on stage Prospero's enchanted isle sprang to life through modern circus arts including aerial acrobatics and wind illusions.
The Tempest investigates human freedom: our desire to achieve it, our struggle to preserve it, and ultimately, our forgiveness of those who have taken our freedom away.
Featuring professional artists from around the world, The Tempest was part of the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival’s 2016 "Shakespeare’s Last Words" season. Directed by Cirque du Soleil’s West Hyler.
Two-part preview article from the South Bend Tribune
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Performance Dates and Times
Tuesday, August 16 | 7:30pm
Wednesday, August 17 | 7:30pm
Thursday, August 18 | 7:30pm (season gala)
Friday, August 19 | 7:30pm
Saturday, August 20 | 2pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, August 21 | 2pm
Tuesday, August 23 | 7:30pm
Wednesday, August 24 | 7:30pm
Thursday, August 25 | 7:30pm
Friday, August 26 | 7:30pm
Saturday, August 27 | 2pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, August 28 | 2pm