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Bainbridge Performing Arts brings you William Shakespeare's timeless classic, "The Tempest," from June 22 through July 9 at the serene Bloedel Reserve.

The play is directed by Kate Meyers and presented with support of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management.

John Ellis as Trinculo and Gary Fetterplace as Stephano. Photo c/o Dominique Cantwell/BPA.

"The Tempest” is a mesmerizing story of revenge, redemption, and forgiveness, brings to life the tale of Prospero, the exiled Duke of Milan. Stranded on a remote island, Prospero utilizes his sorcery to cast a storm, stranding the shipwrecked nobles on the island, where they encounter spirits and monsters.

Promising an unforgettable experience, BPA encourages everyone, whether a seasoned Shakespeare enthusiast or a newcomer, to witness this unique production. Guests should prepare for an exploration of human emotions, relationships, and the pursuit of reconciliation in a world influenced by magic and human frailty.

The play features Steve Lambert as Prospero, Blaire Burdey as Miranda, Rachel Millett as Ariel, Evan Lenz as Caliban, and a robust ensemble bringing the rest of the characters to life. The performance will be held at the Bloedel Reserve, located at 7571 NE Dolphin Drive on Bainbridge Island.

Steve Lambert as Prospero and Blaire Burdey as Miranda. Photo c/o Dominique Cantwell/BPA.

Regular performances are scheduled for Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 7:00 PM from opening night on Thursday, June 22 (which also includes a pay-what-you-can option) through Sunday July 9th.

General Admission Tickets are $30 with Senior-Student-Military-Child Tickets at $25.

For more information and important details on attending events at Bloedel Reserve, visit or call our box office at 206.842.8569.

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Since 1956, Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) has grown and reaped a communal bounty of grass-roots ARTivism, with people from all walks of life gathering under one roof to laugh, rage, and cry with friends, family, neighbors, and strangers. While the renovation of BPA's Buxton Center continues, BPA's new venue location is at Bainbridge Cinemas. Join them for some spectacular performances, visit their website, and follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Vimeo!

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