Thursday, June 25, 2015

Shakespeare's Globe OnScreen "Antony & Cleopatra" @ The Screening Room


From: Amber Lee Harrington []
Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2015 4:00 PM
Subject: Shakespeare's Globe OnScreen "Antony & Cleopatra" @ The Screening Room


Shakespeare's Globe On Screen:


"Antony & Cleopatra"

Recorded Live in London at the Globe Theatre

Directed by Jonathan Munby

Sunday, June 28th at 2pm ONLY

General Admission: $15, $13 (Students & Seniors)

The Screening Room

"The third of our Roman Tragedies, Antony & Cleopatra picks up Antony's story many years after Julius Caesar. Virtue and vice, transcendent love and realpolitik combine in Shakespeare's greatest exploration of the conflicting claims of sex and power, all expressed in a tragic poetry of breath-taking beauty and magnificence.  The Globe's 2014 envisioning of this iconic play encapsulates these themes whilst deftly threading a sense of comedy throughout, and Olivier Award-winner Eve Best's Cleopatra 'kisses the audience' (Guardian) with her 'magnetically humorous' (Evening Standard) performance."






Cleopatra, the alluring and fascinatingly ambiguous Queen of Egypt, has bewitched the great Mark Antony, soldier, campaigner and now one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire. When Antony quarrels with his fellow leaders and throws in his lot with Cleopatra, hi...




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