Producer Ned Hayes is a novelist, playwright, director and producer of dramatic works that have been featured on stages in Minneapolis, Chicago, Seattle and Portland. In Seattle, he created and produced an 8-hour staged performance of John Milton’s “Paradise Lost” in collaboration with the Washington Center for the Book and Nancy Pearl, at St. Andrews Center.

In Olympia, he produced “8” at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts, as well as “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and “The Secret Garden” at Capital Playhouse.

He is the founder of OLY ARTS, the Northwest’s premier regional arts publication and president of Oly Works LLC, the media group co-sponsoring this production of “The Tempest.”

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