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Arts and Entertainment

August 3, 2012

Youth workshop to stage 'The Tempest'

The Young People's Theater Arts Workshops will present fully staged productions of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" starting at 6 p.m. today and Saturday outside the West Kortright Centre, at 49 West Kortright Church Road in East Meredith.

As part of the 25th anniversary of Shakespeare in the Valley, the performances begin at 6 p.m. with theater pieces written in the playwriting workshop by the 9- to 12-year-old students. The pieces will reflect the themes and settings of "The Tempest."

A picnic dinner will begin at 6:45 p.m. -- purchased at the WKC of brought to the performance.

This will be followed by a modern retelling of "The Tempest," set in the 1990s on Johnston Island, which a nuclear testing site.

Tickets are $11 for adults and $6 for those younger than 19. For tickets and more information, go to www.westkc.org.

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