Cultural event photography of the 2012 Charlotte Shakespeare Festival, which took place on The Green in Uptown Charlotte from May 31 to June 17, 2012. Charlotte Shakespeare is a professional theatre company offering intimate performances of traditional and modern classics. The company was formed in 2005 by Elise Wilkinson and Joe Copley under the name Collaborative Arts Theatre. In 2012 the name changed to Charlotte Shakespeare. Photo shows actors performing The Tempest by William Shakespeare.