Performance Dates: 

Sept 29, 30 & Oct 6, 7, 2023  
Produced by: CVCC & The City of Newton

This is a free event located at Southside Park in Newton, NC.

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm

One of the most popular plays by William Shakespeare, The Tempest tells the comic tale of Prospero, the overthrown duke of Milan, who maroons his betrayers on a magical island. There, he creates spells and enchantments that toy with the evildoers until they promise to return him to his throne.


Box Office: (828) 464-6128

Box Office Hours are Wednesday through Friday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Performance Schedule

All Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30pm.  

This show will be performed in the Southside Park. 

*Some of our plays and musicals perform with alternative scheduling.  See your show’s specific information for detailed dates and times.

Ticket Pricing

This is a free event.

Special Offers

If you purchase 10+ tickets at the same time, then each ticket will be discounted $1.

Parking and Directions

These special performances will be held at Southside Park at 1775 Southwest Blvd, Newton, NC 28658.   


Advance reservations for Patron Assistance are encouraged to ensure the best possible experience.

  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Wheelchair seating

Wheelchair access
All of our performance spaces and classrooms are accessible to patrons who use wheelchairs. Most restrooms and water fountains in all facilities are wheelchair accessible, and restrooms are equipped with strobe-light as well as audio alarm systems.

Service Animals
If you or someone in your party plans to attend an event with a service animal, please inform the Box Office when purchasing your tickets so that we may arrange for an aisle seat.

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