The people have spoken, and Wolfbane Productions’ anticipated revival of “Tempest” is a hit, according to the organization.
The show will continue to play from Aug. 15–31 at Wolfbane’s outdoor venue, the Wolf PAC, located at 618 Country Club Road, Appomattox. Thursday-Saturday, doors open at 7 p.m.; the show will begin at 8 p.m.
Participants are asked to grab a lawn chair and “head into the woods for a theatrical experience like no other.” Audiences are calling it “a full on fantasy blockbuster in the woods of Appomattox … featuring some of the most ambitious technical work Wolfbane has ever done.”
Wolfbane’s Tempest is an original reimagining of Shakespeare’s final masterpiece with a unique and immersive twist. The show chronicles a tale of magic, deception, revenge and forgiveness as audiences follow Prospera, the deposed Duchess of Milan, plotting revenge against her foes on the remote and enchanted island of Oilean. Tempest’s combination of sword fighting, shipwrecks, love, and monsters provide something the whole family can enjoy. The storm zone will even become part of the tempest: Participants will get wet. For those who want to stay dry, they are safe in the general admission section.
Led by a returning cast of Wolfbane all-stars, the company of performers include Sabina Petra (Prospera), Tom McVey (Ariel), Jack Fellows (Caliban), Ken Arpino (Ferdinand), Ellee Evans (Miranda), Beverly Owens (Antoinette), Hubbard Farr (Stephano), Joshua Boyce (Trinculo), Chris Krause (Sebastian) and Bill Bodine (King Alonso), with an ensemble of Aaron Burstein, Joshua Carr, Zach Fair, Logan Wagner, Kirstin Wolf, and Olivia Wray. The creative team features Dustin Williams (adaptation, stage direction), Sara Gehl (production stage manager) Christine Yepsen (master carpenter), Scott Chapman (lighting design), Rebecca Myrie (costume design), Hannah Jennings (make-up design), Dustin Williams (set design), Chris Krause (fight choreography), Kelly Malone Dudley (choreography) and Allen Marston (storm zone design).
For tickets and additional information, call the Wolfbane box office at (434) 579-3542 or email email@example.com. Storm Zone seating: $35; general admission tickets: $25 and student, senior (60+), and military: $20.
Beer and wine will be available for purchase (must be 21+). No outside food or drink is permitted. Actor arrangements are provided by Actors Equity Association. Additional information and donations may be made by visiting www.wolfbane.org.
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