The New American Shakespeare Tavern presents The Tempest


Atlanta's New American Shakespeare TavernThe Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The New American Shakespeare Tavern presents The Tempest, directed by Laura Cole. There will be a $15 General Admission Preview Thursday, Januart 3, 2013 with performances from January 4, 2013 to January 27, 2013.

Shipwrecked after a violent storm, little do the survivors know that they have landed on an enchanted isle controlled by Prospero, the magician and full of sprites and other extraordinary creatures. Prospero’s magic can do many things, but will it mend a family feud and set Ariel and Caliban free? Come and see what fantastical events will be.

Join the cast and crew members for a lively Question and Answer session on Sunday January 13  after the show!

 The Tempest Behind the Scenes Credits
Assistant Director Chris Rushing
“Juno’s Wedding Blessing” by Bo Ketchin, adapted and arranged by Rivka Levin
Dance Choreography by Kati Grace Morton
Text coach Brent Griffin
Original Music by JC Long
“E Sette Galere” by Donnisulana
Harpy Art by Kris Pilcher

Prospero – Maurice Ralston*
Ariel – J.C. Long*
Miranda – Kati Grace Morton
Caliban – Matt Felten
Antonio, Prospero’s brother – Andrew Houchins*
Ferdinand, son to the King of Naples – Chris Rushing
Trinculo, a jester – Daniel Parvis
Stephano, a drunken butler – Nicholas Faircloth
Alonso, King of Naples – J. Tony Brown*
Sebastian, his brother – Stuart McDaniel
Gonzalo, an honest old councilor – Doug Kaye*
Francisco – Stephen Hanthorn
Adrian – Clarke Weigle
Boatswain – Stephen Hanthorn
Iris, a spirit – Kirstin Calvert
Ceres, a spirit – Becky Cormier Finch
Juno, a spirit – Rivka Levin*
Master of the Ship – Daniel Parvis
Reapers – Matt Felten, Stephen Hanthorn, Daniel Parvis
Shapes – Chris Rushing, Kati Grace Morton, Kirstin Calvert, Becky Cormier Finch
Mariners – Kati Grace Morton, Kirstin Calvert, Becky Cormier Finch

*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States

Performance days and times: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 6:30 p.m.

Ticket Prices: Seating areas: Main Floor Seats, Box Seats (on floor) and Balcony Seats

Regular Ticket Prices: Thursday night: All regular (non-preview) Thursday shows are $20 for adults and $15 for students

Friday night: Main: $32 Box: $26 Balcony: $22

Saturday night: Main: $36 Box: $30 Balcony: $24

Sunday night: Main: $28 Box: $22 Balcony: $15

An 8% sales tax is added on top of all purchases made at The Shakespeare Tavern.

Discount Ticket Options: $15 for Previews (unless otherwise noted);. Student/Educator prices: $5 off per price level per night except in the Balcony on Thursdays and Sundays. Not valid on Saturday nights.

$14 for 10am matinees. $3 off for Military, Seniors, Groups of 10 or more, except in the Balcony on Sundays. Promotional discount offers are not valid closing weekend of a performance.

Purchase Tickets Online for most performances at

For information on:

The Shakespeare Club Program and Flex Pass: call or email The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 or or visit our website at

Education Programs and Workshops: call or email Laura Cole, Education Director at 404-874-5299, X58 or

Volunteer Opportunities: call or email Suzanne Mercer, Volunteer Coordinator at 404-874-5299, X59 or

Accessibility and The Shakespeare Tavern: The Shakespeare Tavern is handicapped accessible. Please let the box office know if you have any special needs that we should be aware of in order to make your Shakespeare Tavern experience the very best we can. Our handicapped entrance ramp/parking is located directly behind our building. Once you turn onto Renaissance Parkway from Peachtree Street, you will turn right onto Courtland Street. The Tavern’s back entrance will be immediately on your right once you clear the building on the corner and the traffic poles. The turn comes up quickly, so please drive slowly. Handicapped parking is directly in front of the ramp, behind our building.

Location: The New American Shakespeare Tavern is located at 499 Peachtree Street, NE, just four blocks south of The Fox Theater and directly across the street from Emory University Hospital Midtown.

Parking: In the evening, we recommend parking in the Emory University Hospital Midtown Parking Deck located directly across the street from the front doors of The Shakespeare Tavern on Peachtree Street. Regular parking price is $5.

DO NOT park onPine Streetor in the empty parking lots onPine Street. Your car might be booted if you park in these lots.

Food and Beverage Service: The Tavern opens one hour and fifteen minutes before the performance for food and beverage service. Chef for a Night provides a British-pub-style menu for dinner. The Tavern has a beer, wine, coffee, tea, and soft drink bar that serves Bass and Guinness on tap.

Seating and Box Office: Seating is done on a “first come, first served” basis within each designated section. Table seating is limited however all seats can accommodate food and beverages. For reservations or more information, call or email The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 or or order tickets on-line at