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ISU Theatre: The Tempest

Author: Stacey Maifeld

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.”

Shakespeare’s last play, written by him alone, is set on an enchanted island that Prospero and her daughter, Miranda, have been forced to inhabit due to the betrayal of a sister. A storm created through Prospero’s magic causes this very sister and her conspirators to be shipwrecked on the island and face those whom they abandoned to the sea. Spirits come to life and magic is real but will the result be vengeance or forgiveness, war or love?

April 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 p.m.; April 23 at 2 p.m. – Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11. Single tickets on sale through the Iowa State Center Ticket Office in Stephens Auditorium and TicketMaster. Tickets are also available at the door.


Prospero – Jane Cox
Miranda – Ashley DiazAriel – Vivian Cook
Caliban – Adam Kroksh
Ferdinand – T.J. Misseldine
Sebastian – Michael Clinkscales
Adrian – Rosie Zbaracki
Francisco – Andrew Smith
Trinculo – Jacob Hopson
Stephano – Keegon Jackson
Boatswain – Jordan Coleman
Ship Master – Rachel Henderson
Ensemble/Reapers/Spirits – Erica Walling, Lena Menefee-Cook, Taylor Millar, Alyson O’Hara, Rachel Henderson, Lena Frank

Creative Team

Director – Amanda Petefish-Schrag
Scenic Designer – Rob Sunderman
Costume Designer – Kelly Marie Schaefer
Lighting Designer – Jim Trenberth
Sound Designer – Jim Trenberth
Costume Shop Supervisor – Doris Nash
Technical Director – Natalie Heining
Secretary – Liese VanderBroek