The Royal Shakespeare Company puts on a scintillating production of the famous play of the Mediterranean, at the Barbican Centre.
Genre: Performance, Theater
Venue: Barbican Centre, London, England
Time: November 30 2017 till January 20 2018
Curators & Sponsors: Royal Shakespeare Company, supported using public funding by Arts Council England. The RSC Acting Companies are generously supported by The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and The Kovner Foundation.
Production: Iqbal Khan directs Josette Simon and Antony Byrne in the title roles. Singer-songwriter Laura Mvula writes the music for the production.
Description: Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he neglects his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, his military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end. One of Shakespeare’s greatest love stories, Antony & Cleopatra continues the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome MMXVII season at The Barbican, picking up the story where their production of Julius Caesar ends.
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