Prospero, the Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his wicked brother, now lives on a remote island. For company, he has only his daughter Miranda, the spirits native to the island, and his beloved books. The books are the source of his magic, which he uses to lure his enemies to the island so that he can exact revenge. But his plan could destroy Miranda's happiness, so Prospero must choose between his own anger and his daughter's future. Brimming with wonder and romance, this enchanting fantasy kicks off the Old Globe's 2018 Shakespeare Festival with a spectacle under the stars.