University of Mobile Presents ‘The Tempest’ March 28-30

Ashlyn Nichols ASOTA, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile will perform the William Shakespeare classic “The Tempest” March 28-30.

Performances will be held March 28 at 4 and 7 p.m. and March 29-30 at 7 p.m. on the Martin Hall lawn on the University of Mobile campus.

“The Tempest” is a timeless story about a man, Prospero, living in exile on a remote island with his daughter, Miranda. On the island, Prospero learns magic, using it to shipwreck those responsible for his exile.

Tickets are $15 and in-person seating is unlimited since the play is outdoors. The show will also be livestreamed. Both tickets and livestream information are available at A limited number of chairs will be provided, so attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs.

In accordance with Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines, State of Alabama and University of Mobile mandates, face masks or face shields will be required at the production. For more information on COVID-19 guidelines, visit

For more information on “The Tempest” or other Alabama School of the Arts 2021 Performing Arts Series events, please visit

About the Author

Ashlyn Nichols

Ashlyn Nichols is a senior at the University of Mobile majoring in communications and minoring in French. She is an intern with UM’s Office of Marketing and Public Relations, and she works as the communications coordinator at Redemption Church in Saraland, Alabama. She was the 2018 Distinguished Young Woman in Missouri and competed in the national finals in Mobile, where she first visited the University of Mobile. Ashlyn is a UM Ambassador and on the UM tennis team. She enjoys hiking the trails on campus, playing the violin, and spending time at the beach.