The Tempest Resources

Performance Dates: 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd of May.

 

Character list

Most Characters could be played by any gender.

Ages  – Ferdinand and Miranda should be Younger but the rest are any age.
Ariel, Ceres, Iris and Juno are singing parts
Extra non-speaking roles available – Mariners and Spirits

Prospero
A Magician. Prospero is the deposed Duke of Milan and to the island. Largest Role – Lots of Lines

Miranda
Miranda is Prospero’s daughter

Ariel
Ariel is an airy spirit bound in service to Prospero.  Large Role and singing preferred

Alonso
Alonso is the Ruler of Naples. Rival to Prospero

Sebastian
Sebastian is the evil brother of Alonso.  

Antonio
Antonio is Prospero’s brother. He usurped the throne of Milan from his brother

Ferdinand
Ferdinand is Alonso’s son. Cast up on his own on the island after the wreck. Falls in love with Miranda

Gonzalo
Gonzalo is an old man, an honest counsellor of Alonso’s. 

Adrian
Adrian is a lord in Alonso’s party – small part 

Francisco
Francisco is a lord in Alonso’s party – small part

Caliban
Caliban is the savage son of the witch Sycorax and was born on the island. Servant of Prospero

Trinculo
Trinculo is Alonso’s clown. Drunk for most of the play. Comic Role

Stephano
Stephano is Alonso’s butler. Comic role with Trinculo

Master of a Ship
Small role, can double another part

Boatswain
Boatswain – small role

Mariners
Chorus of sailers – can double as spirits

Iris, Ceres and Juno
Prospero’s spirits, Singing role