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Huffington Post review of The Tempest

'Tempest' Review: Classical Theatre of Harlem Knocks Production out of the Park The third time's a magical charm. In its strongest outing since it launched public productions of Shakespeare two summers ago, the Classical Theatre of Harlem's "Tempest" is a vibrant, haunting interpretation that gives full voice to the play's explorations of slavery, colonization, and, ultimately, [...]

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New York Times Review of The Tempest

He cuts quite a figure, this sorcerer-duke: the seaweed cape flowing from his shoulders, the ram’s-head staff he carries. But it’s the straw top hat, adorned with a tiny skull and tied festively with dried grass, that makes Ron Cephas Jones’s lonely Prospero look island magnificent. In Classical Theater of Harlem’s “The Tempest,” Hispaniola — the island that [...]

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Daily News review of The Tempest

A potent Prospero is a must for “The Tempest” to be see-worthy. The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s summer serving of Shakespeare has found one with Ron Cephas Jones — whose take on the embittered hero is a pleasant contrast to the Public Theater’s just-wrapped run in Central Park. A stage vet with credits that include [...]

By | July 6th, 2015|Reviews|Comments Off on Daily News review of The Tempest