Tempest by Plate 3 Photography, David Howey (Prospero) and Mary Beth Shrader (Miranda)

Commonwealth Classic Theatre presents The Tempest at Morris Arboretum

Enjoy theatre outdoors under the summer skies on Wednesday, July 15, 6:30pm, when Morris Arboretum hosts the Commonwealth Classic Theatre as they present William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Directed byAllen Radway, thisproduction willenchantaudiences as it charts ajourneyof self-discovery andredemption. Featuring respected, veteran actor,David Howey(formerly of the Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre) and a cast of 12, this production will make thejourney from revenge to forgiveness, impossible to forget.

Free for members. After 4pm admission is “pay what you will”.

The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is located at 100 East Northwestern Avenue in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia. The 92-acre horticulture display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape. The Arboretum includes numerous picturesque spots such as a formal rose garden, historic water features, a swan pond, and the only remaining freestanding fernery in North America. A permanent nationally award winning exhibit, Out on a Limb – a Tree Adventure adds to Morris Arboretum’s allure by transporting visitors 50 feet up into the treetops on a canopy walk that requires no climbing. Open weekdays 10am-4pm and weekends 10am-5pm. Open late on Wednesdays in June, July, and August until 8:00pm. For more information, visit www.morrisarboretum.org.

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