Magic and intrigue, revenge and romance, comedy and song will feature this summer, as one of OZACT’s most popular Shakespeare productions, THE TEMPEST is played out in the glorious surrounds of Geelong's Botanic Gardens.
As Prospero raises his staff and summons the spirits of the sky, a mighty tempest forms. The quarrelling survivors of a terrible shipwreck washed up on a lonely shore come face to face with earlier arrivals, the embittered enchanter, his beautiful daughter, and their remarkable associates. This strange encounter heralds a journey of dramatic adventure, swirling passions, confrontations and reconciliations.
The exotic setting of the play is superbly matched by the spectacular surrounds of the Geelong Botanic Gardens, with its magnificent trees, ferny glades, sweeping lawns and brilliant floral displays.
This production is full of suspense, high drama and broad comedy, embellished with exquisite costumes, and beautiful music, OZACT’s THE TEMPEST promises an event to remember.