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The Tempest

Synopsis
Video recording of Des McAnuff’s 2010 production of The Tempest for the Statford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Christopher Plummer is Prospero. The production was filmed live over 2 days by 8 HD cameras and was screened in Cineplex cinemas across Canada on November 6, 10 and 14th 2010.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2010
Duration
152 mins

Credits

Director
Des McAnuff; Shelagh O’Brien
Producer
Barry Avrich
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Michael Roth
Production Design
Robert Brill
Costume
Paul Tazewell
Cast
Christopher PlummerProspero
Trish LindstromMiranda
Julyana SoelistyoAriel
Dion JohnstoneCaliban
Gareth PotterFerdinand
Amanda LismanIris
Bruce DowTrinculo
Claire LautierCeres
David CollinsFrancisco
Geraint Wyn DaviesStephano
James BlendickGonzalo
John VickeryAntonio
Peter HuttAlonso
Robert PersichiniAdrian
Sophia WalkerJuno
Stephen RussellMaster of the Ship
Timothy D. StickneySebastian
Wayne BestBoatswain

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Tempest, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The stage production ran June 11 to September 12, 2010. The videorecording of this performance is catalogued separately on this database.
Reviews
Isherwood, Charles. New York Times 11 July 2010, "Arts," p. 7.

Production Company

Name

Melbar Entertainment Group

Email
melbargroup@live.ca
Web
http://www.melbarentertainment.com External site opens in new window
Notes
Production company established in 1997.

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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