|The Tempest at The Tabard Theatre|
the faction bring their production of Shakespeare's final play to Chiswick
Direct from sell out shows independent theatre company the faction transfer to the Tabard from 15th to 19th June with their production of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
“For anyone who doubts Shakespeare’s final play is about the use and abuse of power, this is an accessibly and entertaining production to settle the issue once and for all.” THE STAGE
“[The] faction’s production of The Tempest is highly recommended for its balance of quality, classical acting and its lightness of tone... a pioneering vision.” EXTRA! EXTRA!
The faction is dedicated to innovative revivals of classical texts. Their focus is the clarity of the storytelling coupled with their trademark visual inventiveness which complements the muscularity of the text. Their acclaimed productions of Richard III, Macbeth and Twelfth Night have been enjoyed by ever increasing audiences of all ages in venues across London.
For The Tempest, the ensemble create a magical island the like of which you’ve never seen before – creating unforgettable images of the ship, the storm, a challenging pile of logs, a threatening tree, a winged monster, and a gleeful marriage dance. This energetic and physical approach brings to life the majesty of Shakespeare’s language for seasoned theatregoers and newcomers alike.
For further information visit www.thefaction.org.uk
May 19, 2010