The Tempest - Context/Shakespeare

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When was The Tempest written?
Between 1610-1611
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Where was it first performed?
Performed at the wedding of King James' daughter Elizabeth.
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How was The Tempest staged?
Very little staging was required. Artificial lighting was limited , dramatic effects were very much left to the imagination of the audience. Barren wasteland that is the island is created in this way to leave the audience to guess the aesthetics.
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What scene is the Banquet staged?
ACT III SCENE III. (Spectacle)
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What are the effects of staging?
Contrast between simplciity and elaborate staging gives a dreamlike quality.
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Performed at the wedding of King James' daughter Elizabeth.

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