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The Tempest (Phot from The Tempest)

The Tempest/La Tempête

Performed with virtual characters interacting with live actors, Shakespeare's powerful words are matched with an equally powerful storm--brought to life through spectacular multimedia effects.

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"A magical, mystical, and eye-popping production. Swirling, mesmerizing energy... THE FUTURE OF LIVE THEATER"
--
Variety

"TINGLING THEATRICAL NOVELTY! Makes extravagant use of video technology and a churning electronic music score to unfold Shakespeare's tale of wrongs righted and justice served" 
-- The New York Times
 
"A DARING PRODUCTION...ADMIRABLE PERFORMANCES!" 
-- Journal de Montréal
 
"SHAKESPEARE HIMSELF WOULD BE AMAZED!" 
-- Le Téléjournal Montréal
 
"Especially thrilling is the movie magic that allows the otherworldly...to materialize out of thin air. HIGH-TECH WIZARDRY!" 
--The New York Sun


4D Art presents
The Tempest/La Tempête
By William Shakespeare


Directed by Michel Lemieux, Victor Pilon, and Denise Guilbault
Translated by Normand Chaurette

Montreal's acclaimed 4D Art performance company uses cutting-edge technology to cast spells, conjure visions, and wax poetic. Performed with virtual characters interacting with live actors, Shakespeare's powerful words are matched with an equally powerful storm--brought to life through spectacular multimedia effects--in this beautiful and spellbinding production. In French with English surtitles.

Part of the Shakespeare in Washington festival

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