My amazing Hubbin and a couple of friends took me out the other night to a fabulous dinner, and a killer performance of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. The Tempest is one of my favorite Shakespeare plays and seeing performed live was the best. A quick summation (and SPOILERS) of the play is as follows.
Shakespeare Theatre Company and was very well done. The best part of the whole production had to be the set. The stage and theatre itself was super cool to begin with, there were no bad seats and it was just awesome. The sets themselves were extremely well done. They utilized the entire stage, including the wings, which made for a very dynamic staging. The main set was an impressive shipwreck on a mound of real sand, with a sun that traveled across the sky. The casting and costumes were pretty well done, I really liked how they showed Prospero's magic using actors as spirits that blended into the island background and were almost always present. They did what Prospero bid but were supposed to be "invisible" to the characters, which was pretty cool. The only real problem I had was with the