A cruel storm rages on the sea
A ship is torn apart, marooning its passengers and crew on an island.
An island ruled by Prospero, a strange and mysterious man who seems to have power over the elements...
That's what happens in "The Tempest", Shakespeare's most magical and intriguing play. It's been adapted countless times, in many different ways. But trust Robert Lepage to come up with something new!
His latest version of "La Tempête" is a collaboration between his company (Ex Machina) and the Huron-Wendat Nation. It's taking place in Wendake, the Huron village just west of Quebec City.
Elizabeth spoke to Normand Bissonette who plays Gonzalo. Normand has appeared in several Lepage plays, including a previous production of The Tempest.