Ralph Fiennes, Eliisabeth Hopper, Tom Byam Shaw, et al. Set for The Tempest
The play centers on an exiled monarch -- Prospero -- who has gained fantastic powers on a semi-deserted island. Additional casting will be announced shortly.
The company will also feature Nicholas Lyndhurst as Trinculo, Chris Andrew Mellon (Sebastian), Michael Benz (Ferdinand), Tom Byam Shaw (Ariel), Jim Creighton (Adrian), Ian Drysdale (Francisco), Elisabeth Hopper (Miranda), Andrew Jarvis (Gonzalo), James Simmons (Alonso), Giles Terera (Caliban), Julian Wadham (Antonio) and Clive Wood (Stephano) as well as Steven Butler, Eke Chukwu, Meline Danielewicz, Gisele Edwards, Hayley Ellenbrook , Grahame Fox, Charlie Hamblett, Jami Reid-Quarrell and Itxaso Moreno.
The creative team will include scenic and costume designer Stephen Brimson Lewis, lighting designer Paul Pyant, and sound designer Paul Groothuis, and composer Shaun Davey.