Part of the Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park, Sam Waterston stars in 'The Tempest,' The Bard’s classic tale of young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling. More…
Exiled to a fantastical island, Prospero unleashes a churning storm to shipwreck the traitor brother who stole his throne so he can settle the score once and for all. But bitter revenge is upended by newfound love in this sublime masterpiece that proves we are all “such stuff as dreams are made on.”
See it if You like Shakespeare and want to attend a fun outdoor theater event.
Don't see it if You're not a fan of Shakespeare. He's not my cup of tea, but some productions are still able to hold my attention; this isn't one.
See it if you'd like a lovely night under the stars in Central Park.
Don't see it if you find Shakespeare a little dull unless it's done really, really well.
See it if You like Shakespeare and it's free.
Don't see it if you haven't read/seen the play beforehand to have a full understanding of what's going on.
See it if you like classic Shakespeare plays that do not push boundaries or modernize Shakespeare, or if you have read the play
Don't see it if you have not read the play or are unfamiliar with much of Shakespeare's work, as it is quite dense