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The Tempest

On Sunday December 10th 2017 in a magnificently restored private barn in beautiful Bucks County, PA, New Place Players and Thomas Keller protégé Max Hansen presented The Tempest. The evening featured a magical, immersive production with live music and a simultaneous three course feast including hors d’oeuvres and wine pairings inspired by the world of the play. The performance, staged by Richard Crawford, master Lecoq movement director (Cirque du SoleilWar Horse), surrounds and envelopes the guests to create a multi-course journey of the senses. Now in their fourth season, New Place Players are a company of Equity actors and world-class musicians, acclaimed for their ground breaking version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which was seen at the historic Players in New York City as well as Casa Duse in Park Slope and other select venues. The Tempest will be running throughout 2018.

Menu

Island Fare

Prospero's Hors D's
Smoked Salmon Tartare on Danish Rye Crisps with a Lemon Caper Crème Fraiche
A Wild Mushroom Tartlet with Fresh Thyme, Roasted Garlic and a Porcini Aioli

Ariel's First
Oven Poached Bronzino with Caramelized Fennel, Maine Mussels, Fregola Sarda
and a Light Saffron Butter Sauce

Caliban's Main
Roasted Venison Loin with a Star Anise and Vanilla Bean Scented Jus
with Roasted Pears and a Yukon Gold and Parsnip Puree
with Baby Kale Sautéed in Brown Butter

Ferdinand and Miranda's Dessert
Individual Solebury Orchards Apple Tarts
with a Puff Pastry Crisp and a Brown Sugar Whipped Cream

Cast

Prospero
Ariel

Miranda
Ferdinand

Caliban

Alonso
Antonio
Sebastian
Gonzalo

Trinculo
Stephano

Craig Bacon
Katie McManus

Maria Souza
Benjamin Lee Stanford

Johnny Wahl

Landon Boyter
Adam Patterson
Morgan Auld
Michael Lewis

LaToya Lewis
Jay Painter

Boatswain
Master

Ceres
Iris
Juno

Musicians

Spirits & Mariners

Jay Painter
Nikolett Pankovitz

Katie McManus
Jenny Burks
Nikolett Pankovitz

Juancho Herrera
Nikolett Pankovitz

Ensemble

Creative

Directed by

Assistant Director

Movement

Voice & Text

Understudies

Richard Crawford
Craig Bacon

Morgan Auld

Richard Crawford
Tami Stronach

Craig Bacon

Matt Cohn
Stephanie La Vardera

Music & Sound

Scenic Design
Costume Design
Lighting Design
Floral Design

Production Stage Managers

Flavio Gaete
Juancho Herrera
Charlotte Mundy
Nikolett Pankovitz

Grace Laubacher

Molly Seidel

Mary Ellen Stebbins

Jeanne Cameron

Katie Astra Barnhard
Becca Pickett
Abigail Strange

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