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‘Tempest’ play dates, times and ticket info


Play:  The Tempest

Playwright: William Shakespeare; adapted and abridged by Annette Trossbach

Genre:  Comedy

Synopsis: Trapped on an island by a jealous sibling, and aided by a variety of spirits, Prospero plans to avenge his banishment and provide for his daughter, Miranda.

Director: Annette Trossbach, who also adapted and abridged the play for Lab Theater


  • Prospero:  John McKerrow
  • Miranda:  Isabel Isenhower
  • Ariel:  Esther Obain
  • Caliban:  Justin Larsche
  • Antonio:  Todd Lyman
  • Alonso:  Art Keen
  • Sebastian:  Jack Weld
  • Ferdinand:  Kagan Vann
  • Gonzala:  Renee Freeman
  • Adrian/Boatswain:  Robert Barner
  • Francisco/Master:  Ken Bryant
  • Trinculo:  Daniel Sabiston
  • Stephanie/Juno:  Amanda Collins
  • Ceres/Mariner:  Beth Garner
  • Iris/Fairy:  Samadhi Salazer
  • Fairy:  Jayden Davis
  • Sprite:  Zach Hendra
  • Fairy:  Lorelei Davis

Play Dates and Times:

  • Nov. 3 & 4: half-priced previews.
  • Nov. 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, & 20 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Nov. 7 & 14 at 2:00 p.m.
  • Nov. 7: A community talk-back after the matinee performance.
  • Nov. 11 & 18: Thrifty Thursday discounted pricing.

Tickets: Tickets are $30 each or $10 for students with valid student ID.  There is a half-priced preview on November 3rd and 4th, and a Thrifty Thursday special ticket price of $25 each for adults. Seating is limited for safety. For tickets, please call the box office at 239.218.0481 or online at

COVID Caveat:  Starting November 1st, a negative PCR test will be required. Patrons may, if they choose, present their vaccination cards in lieu of test results. For the protection of the cast, which will not be masked during the performance, Lab also requires that all patrons wear their masks over their noses and mouths during their entire stay at the theater. There will be no refunds for patrons asked to leave for refusing to honor our mask requirement. For the full policy, please see Lab’s website.

Place:  Laboratory Theater of Florida, 1634 Woodford Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33901

More info:  For more information, please call 239-218-0481

October 18, 2021.

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