The Tempest (Gallery Players)
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The Tempest (Gallery Players)
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The Tempest (Gallery Players) NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(18 Reviews)
Positive
83%
Mixed
17%
Negative
0%
Members say
Ambitious, Entertaining, Quirky, Great acting, Delightful

About the Show

Gallery Players presents Shakespeare’s classic, "The Tempest," a timeless tale of young love, old enemies, and the magic of storytelling.

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Member Reviews (18)

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794 Reviews | 215 Followers
82
Refreshing, Quirky, Great singing, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if you would enjoy a fresh version of the Bard's play that sticks closely to the script but updates the set and characters. Fine use of space.

Don't see it if you expect an original presentation or an elaborate staging - here the actors and young chorus bring the story alive on a nearly bare stage.

687 Reviews | 114 Followers
74
Ambitious, Edgy, Well staged, Intelligent, Slow

See it if Streamlined, inclusive & gender neutral this Tempest emphasizes the rustic comedy/Caliban section over the aging, circumspect Prospero

Don't see it if Text & vocals take a back seat to Palmer's busy, showy staging despite non-existent set Fine principals but Cuskern's Prospero carries show

668 Reviews | 155 Followers
82
Smart, Clear arc, Some strong performances, Shoestring production

See it if you love the play & would like to see a fairly complete version.

Don't see it if you are looking for a blockbuster production. Read more

563 Reviews | 195 Followers
75
Quirky, Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Ambitious

See it if You want to see a truly community theatre play w/actors of all ages, genders, physical abilities & proficiency w/Shakespeare.

Don't see it if You want a cast that's equally adept at Shakespearean verse. You prefer plays w/bigger production values. You don't want to trek to Brooklyn Read more

292 Reviews | 62 Followers
90
Great staging, Profound, Great acting, Delightful, Absorbing

See it if You like Shakespeare. GP delivers a great production with a diverse cast.

Don't see it if You are hard of hearing. They don't use amplification.

230 Reviews | 123 Followers
90
Great writing, Great singing, Great acting, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if you enjoy a play with great actors ;kudos to Griffin Sharps as Caliban;great singing, wonderful kids in the chorus:a novelty in a Skspr play

Don't see it if you feel the set is too bare even if Skspr would have never used any scenery to depict the island. Read more

228 Reviews | 109 Followers
70
Good prospero and caliban, Confused interpretation

See it if You love Shakespeare in any way shape or form, like community theater and don't mind acting ability that runs the gamut from fair to good.

Don't see it if you'd mind changes to the sex of Shakespeare's characters, females in place of male characters and other switches as well. Read more

224 Reviews | 116 Followers
80
Quirky, Delightful, Entertaining

See it if Gallery players did not disappoint once again. This is the second Shakespeare play I hav seen here. Very enjoyable

Don't see it if If you are not a fan of Shakespeare or enjoy elaborate productions

Critic Reviews (1)

Theatre is Easy
July 23rd, 2019

"Not sufficiently gripping or consistently crystal-clear...What does stand out about this production, though, is the Gallery Players' vibrant commitment to inclusive casting...This 'Tempest' asks us to share Miranda's vision of a world where those differences no longer alienate us."
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