THE TEMPEST

Written by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Directed by INGRID SONNICHEN

Mythic creatures and magic! Come bask in the WONDER of Shakespeare’s farewell play.

The fantastical tale of shipwreck, spirits, and magic! Based on the real life crash of the Sea Venture in the Bermudas on its voyage to the Jamestown colony in 1609.

Surround Events

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CAST

Spencer Beckwith
FERDINAND

Bonnie Beus Romney
ARIEL

Elizabeth Broeder
GODDESS

Jim Coates
GONZALO

Bronwyn Elizabeth
MIRANDA/GODDESS

Keath Hall
PROSPERO

Mace Archer
ANTONIO

Eric Banks
STEPHANO

Rita Liegl
GODDESS

Megan Lindsay
GODDESS

Angel Lopez
SEBASTIAN

Christina McSheffrey
MIRANDA/GODDESS

Joshua Murphy
ALONSO

Ben Harris
CALIBAN

Nathan Gayan
ADRIAN

Tim Shawver
TRINCULO

CREATIVE TEAM

Director
Ingrid Sonnichsen

Asst. Director
Angela Kabasan

Dramaturg/Flachmann Seminar
Susan Willis

Costume Designer
Dennita Sewell

Hair and Makeup Designer
Juliana Jackson

Scenic Designer
Tom Holmberg

Sound Designer
Peter Bish

Lighting Designer
Bret G. Reese

Props Designer
Beau Heckman

Fight Choreographer
Keath Hall

Composer
Treasure Treasure

Painters
Rita Liegl, Bob Liegl, Sean Sweeney, Stacey Walston, Dylan Prentis, Angee Lewandowski

PRODUCTION TEAM

Production Stage Manager/LBO
Kate Weir

Asst. Stage Manager/SBO
Emmy Antillion

Asst. Stage Manager
Dylan Prentis

Wardrobe Supervisor
Hayley Larson

Producing Director
Stacey Walston

Artistic Director
Debra Ann Byrd

Executive Director
Mary Coleman Way

 


GET TICKETS NOW!

PERFORMANCE LOCATION

Mesa Arts Center
Nesbitt/Elliott Playhouse Theater

One East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201



DIG DEEPER


PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

  • Feb. 25, 7:30pm
  • Feb. 26, 2:00pm, 7:30pm
  • Feb. 27, 1:00pm
  • Mar. 5, 2:00pm
  • Mar. 10, 7:30pm
  • Mar. 12, 7:30pm
  • Mar. 13, 1:00pm
  • Mar. 19, 2:00pm

BOX OFFICE INFO

Ticketing for all SW Shakes productions is done through the Mesa Arts Center Box Office.  PERFORMANCE LOCATION can be found at the top of this page in this column.

MESA ARTS CENTER BOX OFFICE
1 E Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201

480) 644-6500

Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12–5PM
Wednesday 12–5PM
Thursday 12–5PM
Friday 12–5PM
Saturday 12–5PM
Sunday Closed

 

SURROUND EVENTS

SURROUND EVENT #1
March 5  |  9:00am-1:00pm
THE FLACHMANN SEMINAR

VENUE:
Mildred Fitch Family Life Center
(First United Methodist Church of Mesa)
157 S Center St, Mesa, AZ 85210

A fun and informative day long educational seminar taught by Dr. Susan Willis. Meet the designers and actors of Southwest Shakespeare’s The Tempest and learn how the show comes together and the artists collaborate. Coffee and bagels served complimentary. Lunch available for purchase. Seminar cost includes a complementary ticket to The Tempest at 2:00 PM on March 5.

RSVP FOR LUNCH: Send Email mway@swshakespeare.org.

Subject Line: FLACHMANN LUNCH

SURROUND EVENT #2
March 6
4:00pm MT
(6:00pm EST)
Online Film Sreening & Talk

Southwest Shakespeare Company and Documentary Film creator Andrew Buckley present and online screening and talk back for STEPHANO: The True Story of Shakespeare’s Shipwreck.

FILM SCREENING AVAILABLE MARCH 3-19, 2022

The documentary screening of STEPHANO for this event begins March 3rd and ends March 19th following our closing night of The Tempest.

 

HOW TO SCREEN THE FILM

PAY-PER-VIEW OPTIONS:

STEPHANO is rentable ($4.99) and available for purchase ($14.99) on Vimeo as Video On Demand.

RENT FILM: https://bit.ly/rentstephano

BUY FILM: https://bit.ly/buystephano

 

HOW TO JOIN THE ONLINE CONVERSATION

Click link on March 5 at 4:00pm to join the conversation LIVE on our Facebook or YouTube page

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SWShakespeareCompany

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYt7_klHxTDdqbd8f8BBokw

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Local Businesses honoring your Bard Club Membership – Show your Bard Club Membership Card to obtain your discount

Nunthaporn’s Thai Cuisine, 17 W Main Street, Mesa. 480.649.6140; 20% discount on Dinner Menu only
Margaritas Grill, 10 W Main Street, Mesa. 480.969.5812; 20% on Dinner Menu only
Blue Adobe Grille, 144 N Country Clube Drive. 480.962.1000; 15% on all menu items
il Vinaio, 270 W Main Street, Mesa, 480.649.6476; 20% discount on all menu items
Pita Jungle, 1850 W Southern Avenue, Mesa, 480.615.7482; 10% discount on all menu items – this location only
Jarrod’s Coffee, Tea & Gallery, 154 W Main Street, Mesa, 480.822.7146; 15% discount on all menu items