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"The Tempest" to open July 28

July 25, 2011


Don't miss the University of Maine at Fort Kent Summer Theatre production of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. The play will run July 28 through July 31, Thursday through Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Fox Auditorium.

Tickets are $7 per person and will be available at the door, or by calling UMFK at 834-7557 or 834-7893.
“We're really proud of the show this year. The Tempest is a challenging piece, and our cast and crew have truly risen to the occasion. The audience can expect lots of laughs, some spooky moments, and some neat stage effects. Less than 90 minutes, the show is short enough for the whole family to enjoy. Come one, come all, and experience our St. John Valley spin on Shakespeare,” notes Bernstein.
“The Tempest” performing cast members are Melanie Morgenthaler (Prospera); April Singley (Ariel); Joseph Fishman (Ferdinand); Renee Deschene (Miranda); Max Jandreau (Caliban); Oliver Silva (Stephano); Alicia Bernstein (Trinculo); Aaron Bernstein (Gonzalo); Corey Gagne (Alonso); Morgan Dumais, Desiree Dumais, Sadie Desjardins, Emma Desjardins, Shelby Carson, Brice Carson, Megan Jandreau, Melissa Albert, and Ian Albert (Spirits).

Technician and production staff include Corey Gagne, director; Sierra Daigle, assistant to the director and house manager; Mike Albert, stage manager; Corey Gagne and Aaron Bernstein, production design; Bobby Mooney, light board operator; Alisha Gould, sound board operator; Alisha Bernstein, costume mistress; Mike Albert, Oliver Silva and Aaron Bernstein, set construction; Scott Voisine, program and poster art; and Aaron Bernstein, producer and composer.