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Tennessee Shakespeare Presents : Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre
by William Shakespeare
directed by Taylor St. John
80-minute running time
September 10-21, 2019
generously sponsored by Evans|Petree, P.C. and The First Tennessee Foundation through ArtsFirst
amplified sound and stage lighting provided by Arts Memphis and The Plough Foundation

“We cannot but obey the powers above us”

Playing in ten non-traditional indoor/outdoor spaces throughout Shelby County!

Four fearless refugees come ashore and with what little they own, they play Shakespeare’s late romance with the spirit of a time-traveling fairy tale. Imbued with music, miracles, and the constant presence of the sea, this little-seen work follows Pericles, the Prince of Tyre, as he is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world. Get ready for shipwrecks, pirates, and Roman Goddesses as the story-telling weaves a comic yet poignant story about the meaning of hope, love, and family.

Later Event: September 21
Latin Fest 2019