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How long is the play The Tempest?

Length of Shakespeare Plays
Play Approximate Number of lines
Macbeth 2477
Pericles 2464
Tempest 2274
Two Gentlemen of Verona 2233

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People also ask, how long is the Tempest play time?

Running time: 2 hours, 10 minutes. There is one 15-minute intermission.

One may also ask, what time does the tempest end? The Tempest ends with a general sense of resolution and hope. After four acts in which Prospero uses magic to split up, disorient, and psychologically torture his enemies, in the final act he lures everyone to the same spot on the island and forgives Alonso and Antonio for their betrayal twelve years prior.

Then, how long is the average Shakespeare play?

Probably somewhere between two and four hours. The plays vary in length from under 2,000 lines to over 4,000, so there's a good chance that there was considerable variation in the running times. The prologue to Romeo and Juliet describes the story as "the two hours traffic of our stage".

What type of play is the tempest?

Comedy

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