A Thirty-Minute Tempest

Abridged by Bill Tordoff from

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

June 19-21 at 7pm

Outside in the Greenhouse Garden Courtyard

Mount Vernon High School (Door 4)

Rain location:  Andrew Lee Pauley Theater (Door 4)

Produced by arrangement with Lazy Bee Scripts.

Run Time: 45 minutes

Sponsored by the MVHS Theatre Arts Boosters.

Free admission; donations welcome.

Join us for a story of shipwreck, love, and magic!

Prospero, the exiled duke of Milan, has raised his daughter Miranda on an island.  Using his magic to wreck a ship carrying the usurping Duke of Milan and his entourage, Prospero aims to awe the noblemen, reassert his right to the throne of Milan, and find a match for his daughter.


Production Team


Stage Manager … Alexis Wankowski

Dramaturg ... Breyla Rhymes

Set Crew Heads ... Emma Fisher & Hayleigh Wankowski

Assistant Set Crew Head ... Aaron Veal

Props Crew Head … Katia Ramirez

Assistant Props Crew Head ... Nah'Jayha Hatcher

Costume Crew Head … Laura Schmechel

Assistant Costume Crew Head ... Brenda Sarpong

Hair & Make-up Crew Heads ... Emily Gomez-Ponce & Jordan Patnett 

Publicity Crew Head … Breyla Rhymes

Assistant Publicity Crew Heads ... Ashley Davis & Sarah Thrapp


Prospero ... Karly Sargent

Antonio ... Yara Ammar

Alonso ... Laura Schmechel

Sebastian ... Jordan Patnett

Ferdinand ... Cyris Soto

Gonzalo ... Hayleigh Wankowski

Caliban ... Nate Hales

Stephano ... Rachel Lenora Baker

Trinculo ... Emma Fisher

Ariel ... Christine Johnson

Miranda ... Katia Ramirez

Boatswains ...

Sarah Funkhouser

Kaylee D. Henley

Breyla Rhymes

Caitlin Ziemba

Mariners/Voices ... 

Deric Quincy Allen

Erica Bartell

Max Fisher

Meagan Miller

Travis Raburn

Olivia Schmechel


Yara Ammar

Rachel Lenora Baker

Nicole Duchaine

Max Fisher

Ethan Garcia

Nate Hales

Kaylee D. Henley

Nicole Jimenez

Christine Johnson

Aubrey Kocen

Tyaliah Larkins

Meagan Miller

Quinn Montgomery

Caden Mulvey

Daffne Reyes

Alexya Robinson

Karly Sargent

Olivia Schmechel

Christoffer Snel

Jaytoe Tukan

Lena Vallejos



Directed by Ashley Davis, Breyla Rhymes, & Sarah Thrapp


Thank you to the MVHS Visual Arts Department for letting us borrow one of their cameras!

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Mount Vernon High School

8515 Old Mount Vernon Road

Alexandria, VA 22309