Storms are brewing all over Cincinnati this weekend. No, this isn’t a weather report. It’s a heads-up that one Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will be staging The Tempest
in parks in Ohio and Kentucky. The tale of a storm-tossed crew of malefactors, washed up on a desert island inhabited by an exiled sorcerer, his lovely daughter and passel of mischief-making creatures will find its way to outdoor performances Colerain Park on Friday at 7 p.m., to the Harry Whiting Brown Lawn in Glendale on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
and to Presidents Park in Edgewood, Ky., on Sunday at 6 p.m. This is a two-hour version of the romantic fantasy, performed by six of Cincinnati Shakespeare’s young actors, several of them playing multiple roles. Pack a picnic, head to a park — and get some culture. Oh, by the way, these events are free. cincyshakes.com.