Inspired by reports of the first English colonies in the West Indies and imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest is Shakespeare's late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment.
Intersecting plays, instrumentals, songs and poems will bring to life this glorious pageant of the Baroque period, the time when the trumpet began to ?sing?, and express in its uniquely celebratory fashion the turning points in human experience: birth, war, love and death. More info »
From the inventive and anarchic team who brought The Frontline to the Globe comes a modern take on Euripides' The Bacchae, combining crossdressing, drug abuse, internet porn and classical myth, all told with a Shakespearean disregard for the usual conventions of time and place. More info »