Massive thank you to our lovely audiences, our amazingly talented cast and crew and all at OSO Arts! What an incredible journey. Check out this review from the lovely Tanika Lane Farewell wondrous Tempest...
YES. 2016 has arrived and we are back - conjuring up some rough magic with our gothic version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The production has had previous sold out runs at the Etcetera Theatre, The Cockpit & The Bread & Roses Theatre. Beat the January blues and catch us next week - 21st & 22nd January, 7:30pm... Continue Reading →
Huge thanks to Rebecca, Tessa and all the wonderful staff at The Bread & Roses Theatre for letting us raise a storm in their delicious venue. And of course, a massive thank you to our wonderful audiences, what an incredible run! It's been emotional.
We are returning to The Bread & Roses Theatre with our all-female gothic extravaganza. AND WE CAN NOT WAIT!
By Carmel Shortall
If not already familiar to you, the plot of The Tempest is a straightforward one. Twelve years previously, Prospero duke of Milan, after neglecting his duties as duke – being “rapt in secret studies” of sorcery – has been supplanted by his brother Antonio, with the aid of the King of Naples. Cast adrift in “a rotten carcass of a boat,” he came to a magical island with his infant daughter Miranda.
And now, years later, returning by ship from the wedding of the King of Milan’s daughter, by chance, all the players in his downfall have fallen into Prospero’s hands. At his command, Ariel, a spirit, raises a sea-storm to separate the king’s ship from the fleet and bring it close to shore; where, abandoning…
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Following our sell-out run at The Etcetera Theatre as part of the 10th Camden Fringe we have some exciting news. You have another chance to catch our all-female extravaganza as we'll be conjuring up some rough magic with our gothic version of Shakespeare's The Tempest at The Cockpit on 12th September, 7:30pm!
In the run up to our 9th year at The Camden Fringe we have already conjured up a storm with fabulous mentions including this shout from Laura Kressly at The Shakespeare Standard....thank you!