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Tempest, The

Synopsis
Video recording of the New York Shakespeare Festival production of The Tempest directed by George C. Wolfe with Patrick Stewart as Prospero. Videotaped for Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) by Richard Stucker. The production employs stilt-walkers, Kabuki-style masks, Indonesian shadow plays and puppets. The mask and puppet design is by Barbara Pollitt.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
16 Jul 1995
Duration
144 mins

Credits

Director
George C. Wolfe
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Carlos Valdez; Dan Moses Schreier
Production Design
Barbara Pollitt; Riccardo Hernandez
Costume
Toni-Leslie James
Contributor
Richard Stucker
Cast
Patrick StewartProspero
Carrie PrestonMiranda
Aunjanue EllisAriel
Teagle F. BougereCaliban
Kamar de los ReyesFerdinand
Akwesi AsanteJuno
Bill IrwinTrinculo
Hilary ChaplainCeres
John PankowStephano
Larry BryggmanAlonso
Liev SchreiberSebastian
MacIntyre DixonGonzalo
Midori NakamuraIris
Nathan HintonBoatswain
Neal HuffAdrian
Nestor SerranoAntonio
Tyrone Mitchell HendersonMaster of the Ship

Additional Details

Theatre
Delacorte Theatre, Central Park, New York City
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
masks; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Puppets; New York Shakespeare Festival; Shakespeare Marathon (1987-1997)

Notes

Reviews
Irene Worth, New York Times (13 August 1995 Sect.2 p.5).

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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