The Tempest at The Marco Players Theater
Special Productions

The Tempest

By William Shakespeare
Director: Kaitlynn McRae

Friday, Saturday at 7:00 pm
Sundays at 2:00 pm

Cast & Crew

In what is believed to be William Shakespeare’s final play, Prospero – a man royal in his birth, revered for his magic, and renowned for his foibles – is washed onto a nameless island with his young daughter after they are banished from their homeland of Naples. Caliban, the wretched son of a wicked witch and chained to the curse of slavery Prospero places upon him, attmepts to wreak havok upon the royal refugees in the name of his burden. When the promise of Propsero’s absolution and salvation sets sail towards their island, he must use his special power of welding spritits to tame the primal forces that have driven him to his exile so that he may earn his way back home at last. Adults, $22; Students, $10.

Director’s Bio

Kaitlynn McRae is the Operations Director for the Marco Island Shakespeare Festival in Marco Island, Florida. Ms. McRae holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southern California, where she studied theatre performance and education, as well as music law. Ms. McRae spent many years living and working in Los Angeles, during which time she served as an assistant to Hollywood agent, Craig Wyckoff, and established herself as a legal consultant to film production companies, recording artists, artist managers, and composers. Prior to attending USC, Ms. McRae studied acting at New York University’s Tisch School of Theatre, and has since taken continuing education courses in finance and Shakespearean literature at NYU and Yale.

Ms. McRae has also performed at New York City’s