The Shakespeare Theare presents Pericles directed by Mary Zimmerman. Shakespeare's romantic and spectacular adventure Pericles is complete with tyrant king, wicked stepmother, young heroine, shipwrecks and pirates. A wandering noble in a tumultuous land, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, travels the world by sea, finding love, tribulation and adventure. Shakespeare's epic tale of redemption celebrates the power of virtue and the profound relationships between fathers and daughters. Pericles' fantastical journey through exotic lands ends with a joyous family reunion, considered unsurpassed in the beauty of its language.