Date: July 23 • 2019
End date: July 28 • 2019

Magic! Betrayal! Revenge!

Gather the family, pack a picnic and come to The TD Community Plaza at Town Centre Park for our 2019 Summer Teen Theatre Troupe’s lively outdoor performances of The Windsinger, Robert Garfat’s family-friendly adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Admission is free!

Synopsis

The story takes place on an enchanted island to which the sorcerer Prospero, once a Duke in Italy, and his daughter Miranda have been exiled by Prospero’s wicked brother Antonio and the King of Naples, Alonso. Prospero takes revenge on the two and, with the help of his airy spirit Ariel and some powerful magic, creates a violent storm that shipwrecks them and several others on the island. A series of mystical events arouse feelings of guilt and remorse in Antonio and Alonso, who then agree to restore Prospero’s Dukedom. After this happy reconciliation, Ariel transports everyone home to Italy, and all ends well.

Showtimes

  • July 23, 24, 27 at 7:00 pm
  • July 25, 26 at 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm
  • July 28 at 1:00 pm

About the Summer Teen Theatre Troupe

Each summer, Place des Arts presents performances by our Summer Teen Theatre Troupe at the TD Community Plaza in Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park. The Troupe is a by-audition performance company comprised of local emerging performers who work with theatre professionals to mount a show.

Families love the performances, which are adapted for all ages providing children with an easy-to-understand introduction to the magic of live theatre.

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