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Nov. 11, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Wayman

The Tempest

A Shakespeare classic opens tonight in Maryville.

"The Tempest" is being performed this weekend and next and is a production of the theatre department at the university, which has been working on it for about a year. Amanda Petefish-Schrag is TE director and says the audience should be able to relate to Shakespeare's characters.

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Shakespeare's "The Tempest" opens tonight at 7:30 and runs Saturday night at the same time, as well as next Friday and Saturday nights. There will be Sunday matinees both weekends at 2. All performances are in the studio theater at the Houston Center for the Performing Arts in Maryville.