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The Tempest Cuban Style
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0825  Monday, 17 April 2000.

From:           John Ramsay <
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Date:           Sun, 16 Apr 2000 01:39:08 -0400
Subject:        The Tempest Cuban Style

Hail SHAKSPERians,

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
island..."

For a complete review see "Messing with the bard" at www.eye.net

John Ramsay
Welland, Ontario
 

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