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Antony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
A video-recording of the modern-dress Northern Broadsides production of the play directed by Barrie Rutter. Staged as part of New York’s New Wave Festival. Barrie Rutter and Ishia Bennison in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
30 Oct 1997
Duration
160 mins

Credits

Director
Barrie Rutter
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Conrad Nelson
Production Design
Brian Harris
Costume
Jessica Worrall
Cast
Barrie RutterMark Antony
Ishia BennisonCleopatra
Conrad NelsonOctavius Caesar
John GullySextus Pompey
Geoffrey LeesleyEnobarbus
Andrew WhiteheadVentidius
John GullyEros
John GullyDolabella
Julie LiveseyCharmian
Roy NorthThidias
Roy NorthLepidus
Sally Ann MatthewsOctavia
Sally Ann MatthewsIras

Additional Details

Theatre
Majestic Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
Theatre company
Northern Broadsides
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1990s
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); New Wave Festival, New York

Notes

General
Northern Broadsides is a small touring company, founded 1992 and led by its founder and artistic director, Barrie Rutter. Based in Halifax, West Yorkshire the company produces largely Shakespeare and classical texts and speaks the lines in the vernacular and cadences of northern England. Its productions are often staged in unusual locations - the Tower of London, cattle markets, churches, indoor riding stables and Victorian mills.
Reviews
Peter Holland, Shakespeare Survey 49 (1996). pp 235-67 (esp.252-54).

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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