103% Funded


Target: €5000


€5,165 Raised


32 Funders

The Tempest, FREE Shakespeare in Dublin

By Fortune's Fool Productions


Last year’s production of Romeo & Juliet (Unplugged) was such a great success, that we’ve decided to produce another of Shakespeare’s most loved plays FREE to the public.

This year The Tempest will descend on the Iveagh Gardens from August 1st through the 12th, with performances Wed-Fri evenings at 7PM and Saturdays and Sundays at 3PM.

Your pledges and support will help fund our €8,000 production budget, including the cost of our set, purchasing costumes and props, and getting our fliers, posters and programmes printed.

Just as we did last year, we are stripping away all unnecessary production values and are focused on creating a show of the highest entertainment value at the lowest possible cost.

Our production is unplugged – there will be no sound system, no lights, no mics, no electricity and nothing artificial. Just like the exceptional unplugged performances on MTV, our show will utilise the talents of our performers to create an unforgettable evening of live entertainment.

Last year, over 3,000 people came out to see Romeo & Juliet (Unplugged) and the response from the crowds was overwhelming:

“Really enjoyed Romeo & Juliet, absolutely brilliant!! I brought my 6 year old who normally wouldn't sit through 30 mins of TV yet sat, engrossed, during the performance! Well done lads!!” Clodagh Magner

“Thank you for a wonderful afternoon, it was so enjoyable. Great experience thank you. Let us know when you are doing something else please.” Pat Bowe

“Must say I've thoroughly enjoyed this evenings show guys and gals, having not actually read Romeo & Juliet before it was wonderful to experience it from start to finish as performed by a group of obviously talented, hugely enthusiastic and committed people, and in such a beautiful setting too (thank you OPW!) Thank you all :-)” Brendan Moran

With a pledge as little as €10, you can be a part of this unique community event. We have the talent and ability to produce exceptional entertainment; you have the power to fund it.

No matter how much you pledge, you will be invited to take a bow with the cast at the end of the show(s) you attend. There are lots of other fun and memorable perks depending on the level of your pledge. Please remember every little bit counts and we can make every €10 pledge go a long, long way.

Thank you for your interest and your support,
Stephanie Courtney
Fortune's Fool Productions