Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Diane Paulus, Artistic Director and William Russo, Managing Director; present the last production of its 2013/14 Season, THE TEMPEST, adapted and directed by Aaron Posner and Teller from the play by William Shakespeare, with magic by Teller, music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, and movement by Matt Kent of Pilobolus. Check out a first look at opening night below!

The Tempest is produced in association with The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada. The production will have a limited run in Las Vegas beginning on April 1 then move to the A.R.T. beginning performances on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Loeb Drama Center. It will be available for press viewing from Wednesday, May 14 at 7:30pm. Press night invitations will be sent out in late April.

The cast will be led by Tom Nelis as Prospero, with Louis Butelli as Antonio, Nate Dendy as Ariel, Dawn Didawick as Gonzala, Christopher Donohue as Alonso, Joby Earle as Ferdinand, Zach Eisenstat and Manelich Minniefee as Caliban, Charlotte Graham as Miranda, Eric Hissom as Stephano, Jonathan Kim as Trinculo, and Edmund Lewis as Sebastian. They are joined by the musicians Shaina Taub, Miche Braden, Michael Brun, and Nate Tucker.

The creative team also includes scenic designer Daniel Conway, costume designer Paloma Young, lighting designer Christopher Akerlind, sound designer Darron L. West, music direction by Shaina Taub, magic consultant Johnny Thompson, magical prop designer Thom Rubino, and instrument designer Kenny Wollesen.

ASL interpreted performances are scheduled for June 3 at 7:30 PM and June 8 at 2:00 PM. Audio described performances for blind and low-vision patrons are scheduled for June 4 at 7:30 PM and June 7 at 2:00 PM.

For more information on The Tempest and the upcoming A.R.T. season call 617-547-8300 or visit us on line at americanrepertorytheater.org

Photo Credit: Evgenia Eliseeva

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Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
The cast

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Aaron Posner, Teller, and Daniel Conway

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Aaron Posner and Teller

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Aaron Posner, Joby Earle, and Teller

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Aaron Posner, Diane Paulus, and Teller

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST


Aaron Posner, Eric Hissom, Jonathan Kim, and Teller

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Louis Butelli

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Christopher Rose and Teller

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST


Michael Brun, Shaina Taub, Charlotte Graham, Teller and Nate Tucker

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Dawn Didawick, Teller, and Miche Braden

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Tom Nelis and Teller

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Nate Dendy

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST


Manelich Minniefee, Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Nate Dendy, and Zachary Eisenstat

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Tom Nelis and Nate Dendy

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Charlotte Graham and Tom Nelis

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Zachary Eisenstat and Manelich Minniefee

Photo Flash: Tom Nelis, Diane Paulus, Aaron Posner and More in Opening Night of ART's THE TEMPEST
Jonathan Kim and Katie Ailinger

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