Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Carin Bratlie
Presented with an all-female cast
April 21 – May 6, 2012
a free country, a popular political leader reaches for absolute power.
Former friends must decide: loyalty or patriotism? Honor or ambition?
Blood is shed in the name of the public good, the country plunges into civil war, and a noble person faces a tragic undoing.
Critics wrote of our all-female version of The Tempest: "Masculine bravado with a maternal spirit that is at once riveting and disconcerting." - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Saturday, April 21 - 7:30pm (opening night gala)
Sunday, April 22 - 2:00pm
Wednesday, April 25 - 7:30pm (free wine Wednesday)
Thursday, April 26 - 7:30pm
Friday, April 27 - 7:30pm (free beer Friday)
Saturday, April 28 - 7:30pm (pre-show panel discussion: 6:30pm*)
Sunday, April 29 - 2:00pm (post-show panel discussion: 4:30pm*)
Wednesday, May 2 - 7:30pm (free wine Wednesday)
Thursday, May 3 - 7:30pm (pay-what-you-can)
Friday, May 4 - 7:30pm (free beer Friday)
Saturday, May 5 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 6 - 2:00pm
*Pre- and Post-Show Discussions:
Saturday, April 28
Pre-show panel discussion: 6:30pm
Topic: "Why do all-female Shakespeare?"
Featuring: Three women theater professors from Hamline University, Augsburg College and the University of Minnesota
Sunday, April 29
Post-show panel discussion: 4:30pm
Topic: "Women and Political Power"
Featuring: Shakopee City Councilor Pamela Punt, Minnesota State
Representative Erin Murphy, Minnesota Senator Patricia Torres Ray and
Kirby Bennett, Anissa Siobhan Brazill, Laura Delventhal, Abby DeSanto,
Rachel Finch, Brigid Kelley, Katherine Kupiecki, Ariel Leaf, Carin
Leonard-Gorrill, Julie Ann Nevill, Stacey Poirier, Victoria Pyan, Roneet
Aliza Rahamim, Noë Tallen, Katie Willer
Emily Arachtingi, Ursula Bowden, Julia Carlis, Meredith Gillies, Kit Gordon, Anita Kelling, Crystal Schneider, David Schneider
The Lowry Lab Theater
350 St. Peter Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
Located in the Lowry Building, the theatre
can be accessed from St. Peter Street or Wabasha Street. Free street
parking is available Monday-Saturday after 4:30 pm and all day Sunday.
$4 valet parking is available in the Lowry Ramp with a validated ticket.
The wheelchair accessible entrance to the theatre is located on St.
Peter Street. This entrance has both a red sign that reads "The Lowry"
and the building number 350 directly above the door.
All Other Performances:
At the door: $20
Fringe button holders, seniors or students: $15
Groups of 10+: Call 612-721-1186.
Advance online ticket sales are now closed. Tickets are still available for purchase at the door ($20).
No refunds. Exchanges made for same production run only.
Review: Star Tribune
Article: Twin Cities Daily Planet
Article: Lavender Magazine
Cast and Production Photos