‘Tempest’

“Tempest” is a collaboration of the Louisville Ballet and Kentucky Shakespeare as part of the 58th Shakespeare Festival in Central Park. With choreography by Roger Creel and the score by Scott Moore, it features the wizard Prospero (the Louisville Ballet’s Artistic and Executive Director Robert Curran is the wizard), his daughter Miranda and a magical storm. Step choreographers Christopher Malone and Antae Dickerson will create the sound of the tempestuous weather that’s central to the story. Food trucks open at 6:30 p.m. with the pre-show entertainment starting at 7:15 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1-5

Kentucky Shakespeare
8 p.m. | Free
Central Park, 1340 S. Fourth St.
http://kyshakespeare.com

About the Author

‘Tempest’

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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