thescreen: NT Live Encore Anthony & Cleopatra (12a)

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:30pm

Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare
 
Encore screening of a Live Broadcast from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.
 
Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war - torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have
fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.
 
Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.
 

Venue: 
Rhodes Arts Complex