Photo of Prospero (Craig Wallace) and his daughter Miranda (Leah Filley) look on as Ferdinand (Alexander Korman) laments his father's fate in Olney Theatre Center's production of THE TEMPEST.

National Players Present The Tempest at Olney Theatre (Video)

photo of King Alonso (Ian LeValley - center) and his men are amazed by the magic they encounter on the island.

King Alonso (Ian LeValley – center) and his men are amazed by the magic they encounter on the island.
Photo: Stan Barouh

National Players present The Tempest directed by Jason King Jones on Olney Theatre’s outdoor stage now through August 3. A tremendous tempest causes a shipwreck and scatters a cargo of noblemen across a mysterious island. Little do they know that Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, is at the helm of all magic and mystery. In Shakespeare’s last and most magical tale, fairies and spells unwind villains’ desires, tie lovers together, and unknot past wrongs. Shakespeare’s glorious tale of magical creatures, love and forgiveness on a faraway island is sure to captivate.

The Tempest trailer:

Olney Theatre suggests bringing a blanket and a picnic basket, a lawn chair, bug spray and sunscreen. Concessions are available to purchase.

Tickets are $20 for adults. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Purchase tickets by phone at 301.924.3400 or online at Olney Theater website.

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