Richmond Family Magazine review of THE TEMPEST
Reviewed by Tony Farrell
If only every dad could be so lucky. You wear your magic cloak, you wield your magic staff, and everyone in the neighborhood is bent to your wild-eyed will. The mail is never late, and the kids stay off your lawn. Best of all, your cosmic powers keep that teenage hunk who wants to date your daughter cooling his heels out at the end of the driveway.
RShakes2It’s the supreme paternal dream, and of course it’s nothing new. But such is the special fortune of Prospero, the proud, conflicted father at the center of Richmond Shakespeare’s The Tempest, the Acts of Faith Festival production now playing at the McVey Theatre on the campus of St. Catherine’s School.