Winters and Lass Will Conjure Magic in Seattle Shakespeare Company's Tempest

News   Winters and Lass Will Conjure Magic in Seattle Shakespeare Company's Tempest Casting has been announced for the Seattle Shakespeare Company production of The Tempest, which will begin previews in the Emerald City June 4.

George Mount directs the Shakespeare classic, which will officially open June 5 and run through June 28 at the Center House Theatre.

The cast will feature Michael Winters as Prospero with Eric Ray Anderson (Stephano), James Dean (Gonzalo), Jeffrey Frieders (Ferdinand), Bradley Goodwill (Alonzo), Hana Lass (Ariel), Todd Licea (Antonio), Carolyn Marie Monroe (Miranda), Peter Dylan O'Connor (Caliban), Kerry Ryan (Trinculo) and Richard Nguyen Sloniker (Sebastian).

The Tempest, according to SSC, "is a world of illusion and magic. Seeking resolution to some of the wrongs in his life, Prospero conjures both people and memories from his past to an enchanted island. Using his powers to wreak revenge, he manipulates both spirits and humans in his last quest, but ultimately discovers that love and forgiveness work the most potent magic of all."

The production will have set and projection design by L.B. Morse, costume design by Doris Black, lighting design by Roberta Russell, sound design by Robertson Witmer and original music by Jesse Sykes and Phil Wandscher.

Tickets are available by phoning (206) 733-8222 or by visiting SeattleShakespeareCompany. The Seattle Shakespeare Company performs within the Seattle Center, located at 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA.