The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0825 Monday, 17 April 2000.
From: John Ramsay <
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2000 01:39:08 -0400
Subject: The Tempest Cuban Style
A Cuban version of The Tempest is now playing in Toronto.
"In this new version, which incorporates Afro-Cuban music, dance, mask,
physical theatre, a whole ship full of refugees from other Shakespeare
plays (Hamlet, Lady Macbeth, Shylock) are marooned along with Prospero
and Miranda. There they meet the Yoruban deities who inhabit the
For a complete review see "Messing with the bard" at www.eye.net