Antony & Cleopatra - NT Live (Limassol)

Cyprus : Antony & Cleopatra - NT Live (Limassol)

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

The National Theatre’s autumn blockbuster, receiving multiple ★★★★★ reviews, this production is slick, stylish and modern with a huge revolving set (including a swimming pool on stage), a big supporting cast and gorgeous costumes, and real snakes on stage (!)

In the aftermath of Julius Caesar’s assassination, General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. Having neglected his political duties whilst in Egypt, Antony returns to Rome, to attempt to restore his political position. Torn between his duty to Rome and his devotion to Cleopatra, Antony’s actions spark a war which threatens to destroy their love.

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.

Press Reviews
★★★★★ ‘Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo dazzle.’ Financial Times
★★★★★ ‘Spectacular. Go and see it. You won’t be sorry.’ The Times
★★★★★ ‘An outstanding production. Brings the play to life in new ways.’ Observer
★★★★★ ‘Riveting. Both a Roman triumph and an Egyptian feast.’ WhatsOnStage

With Greek and English subtitles

With the support of: British Council & British High Commission – Nicosia

The British Council Cyprus will organise a reception before the performance. The High Commissioner, Stephen Lillie and the Director of British Council Cyprus, James Martin will attend.

When

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Time: Starts at 20:00

Where

Andrea Drousioti 19
Platia Iroon
Limassol, Limassol 3603, Cyprus
Email:
Phone: 77777745

Cost

€10

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Note: While every care has been taken to ensure the information provided is accurate, we advise you to check with the event organisers before travelling to confirm the details are correct.

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