The Wichita Shakespeare Company is kicking off its summer season of Shakespeare in the Park with “The Tempest.” The play follows a former duke, Prospero, who is banished to an island with daughter Miranda. Prospero uses the power of the island to seek his revenge on those who banished him.
Performances will take place at the following locations and dates:
• Sunday: Riggs Park, 700 Sara Lane, Haysville
• Tuesday: Wichita River Festival floating stage, A. Price Woodard Park, 401 W. Douglas
• Friday: Buffalo Park, 10201 Hardtner
• Saturday : College Hill Park, 304 Circle Drive
• June 10: Hand Park, 633 S. Lakeview, Derby
• June 15: Central Riverside Park, 720 Nims
• June 16: Hap McLean Park, 1198 E. 69th St. North, Park City
• June 17: Central Riverside Park, 720 Nims.
Shows start at 7 p.m. Performances are free, but donations are encouraged. Audiences are encouraged to bring something to sit on, as well as bug spray. For information, including in cases of inclement weather, call 316-655-2017 or visit www.wichitashakespearecompany.org.