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The Tempest
The Tempest
Price $15-$95
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Category Theater

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The Tempest

Sunday, Jul 22, 2012 7:30p

Under the direction of Tony Simotes, her onetime student, Olympia Dukakis portrays the island magician Prospera as ambivalent about an elegiac auara to this solid production of a work often seen as Shakespeare's adieu to the stage. -- Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

Mr. Shakespeare might not recognize his popular play "The Tempest" because in Shakespeare & Company's production, Olympia Dukakis plays Prospera, the actionis set in the '40s on a Mediterranean island. Artistic director Tony Simotes directs
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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 31, 2012 - Boston.com - Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

In the vivid opening scene of Shakespeare & Company’s “The Tempest,’’ when Olympia Dukakis’s Prospera demonstrates the full scope of her might by conjuring a storm that delivers her enemies into her hands, Dukakis wears an expression not of vengeful wrath but of sorrow and dismay.

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(no rating) July 14, 2012 - Boston.com - Patti Hartigan, Globe Correspondent

Olympia Dukakis is in the middle of a scene with Rocco Sisto at Shakespeare and Company, and she feels an impulse that cannot be restrained. She stops the scene, paces, and punches the air with her hand. “I want to wind up on him,’’ she says, anger rising in her throaty voice.

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