The Adventures of Pericles | Orlando Shakespeare Theater The Adventures of Pericles | Orlando Shakespeare Theater

27th Season (2015–2016)

The Adventures of Pericles

February 24 - March 26, 2016 | Margeson Theater

In Shakespeare’s most fantastical tale, Prince Pericles of Tyre finds his life is in danger after solving the puzzle of a murderous king. Forced to flee across the seas, he embarks on an odyssey in search of adventure, riches, and a lost princess. As he travels to parts unknown, the prince discovers the ultimate satisfaction is simply coming home.

Playwrights, Creative Team Info

A new modern verse translation by Ellen McLaughlin
of the play by William Shakespeare


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The Adventures of Pericles is presented in partnership with Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s “Play on! 36 playwrights translate Shakespeare.”

Starting 30 minutes before each performance of The Adventures of Pericles, an Orlando Shakes actor leads the audience through a discussion of the plot, themes, and major characters in the production.




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