In partnership with The British Council and Japan Foundation, The Philippine Educational Theater Association presents an adaptation of the Shakespeare Classic The Tempest.
The Tempest was written in the 1600’s, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone. It is set on a remote island, where the sorcerer Prospero, rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion and skillful manipulation. He conjures up a storm, the eponymous Tempest, to lure his usurping brother Antonio and the complicit King to the island. There, his machinations bring about the revelation of Antonio's lowly nature, and the marriage of Miranda to Alonso's son, Ferdinand.
Read more »