The Rustic Mechanicals present William Shakespeare’s The Tempest

The Rustic Mechanicals are taking William Shakespeare’s The Tempest on the road in their “Folly of the Island” tour of northern West Virginia.

The Rustic Mechanicals, under the direction of Celi Oliveto, is the state’s only professional Shakepeare troupe. Touring three shows annually, their 2016 season begins on April 15 with a dinner theatre “Bard & BBQ” performance of The Tempest at The VTC Cabaret inside the Uptown Event Center in downtown Clarksburg, West Virginia.


  • Friday, April 15, Clarksburg
  • Saturday-Sunday, April 16-17, Morgantown
  • Friday, April 22, Fairmont
  • Saturday, April 23, Clarksburg
  • Sunday, April 24, Weirton
  • Friday, April 29, Fairmont High School (for local student audiences)

There will also be a special “pay-what-you-can” preview performance on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at The VTC Cabaret as part of Clarksburg’s “Downtown Date Night.”

For more information — prices, times, locations, reservations — see the Vintage Theatre Company’s announcement (CLICK HERE).