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© 2014 Carlton Dramatic Society.

THE TEMPEST

20th-23rd May 2015 New Wimbledon Studio Theatre, Directed by Emma Miles

 

“Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises"

 

Director's notes:

 

On an island of enchantments, a sorcerer unleashes the storm that will impel revenge...

 

This production will see the studio theatre transformed to an island lost in time. Using projections, live music and performance, all the uncanny magic of this story will be brought to life.   

 

The Tempest is believed by many to be Shakespeare's final great masterpiece, with the character of Prospero holding a mirror to the workings of a great dramatist mastering a plot, even as they themselves become mastered by it. I'm particularly drawn to the themes of enslavement, love and usage in the play, and hope we can really draw out the complexities of power in these relationships on stage.

 

CAST

Prospero - Richard Broughton
Miranda - Eden Vansittart
Ariel - Lily Driver-Thurston
Caliban - Dominic Hatje
Ferdinand - Jonah Richert
Antonia - Sharon Czudak
Sebastiana - Nicole Kent
Gonzalo - Mike Norman Smith
Alonso - James Grayston
Francisco - James Risk
Stephana - Allana Taylor
Trinculo - Katy Wey

 

CREW

Director - Emma Miles

Assistant Director/Producer - Jeff Graves

Producer/Stage Manager - Jackie Chapman

Set & Costume Design and Artwork - Gabriella Ihasz

Additional prop design and construction - Mike Tierney

Lighting Design and Operation - Matthew Farquhar

Original Composition - Mire Ihasz, Conrad Godfrey, Gabriella Ihasz & Tamsin Higgins

Cinematography - Claire MacNeill

Sound Design - Ian Ward

Sound Operation - Emma Miles & Jeff Graves

Poster, Programme and Make-up Design - Kristen McGorry