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Antony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
Video recording of the production directed by Vanessa Redgrave and videotaped for Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) by Richard Stucker. David Harewood and Vanessa Redgrave in the title roles.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2 Apr 1997
Duration
176 mins

Credits

Director
Vanessa Redgrave
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Mark Bennett
Production Design
John Arnone
Costume
Ann Hould-Ward
Contributor
Richard Stucker
Cast
David HarewoodMark Antony
Vanessa RedgraveCleopatra
Carrie PrestonOctavius Caesar
Boris McGiverSextus Pompey
Alex Allen MorrisEnobarbus
Ben ShenkmanMenas
Boris McGiverDercetus
Fani GreenCharmian
George CausilAlexas
Jason MaMardian
Jennifer WiltsieIras
Julio MongeMaecenas
Nancy HowerOctavia
Peter Francis JamesVentidius
Sam TsoutsouvasLepidus
Steven SkybellAgrippa
Teagle F. BougereEros

Additional Details

Theatre
Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York, NY
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); New York Shakespeare Festival; Shakespeare Marathon (1987-1997)

Notes

General
The production was part of the New York Shakespeare Festival and cast the Festival actors in the majority of roles. David Harewood as Mark Antony and Allen Alex Morris as Enobarbus were retained in their roles from the British cast. The cast cited in this catalogue record is the US cast.
History
The production was first staged at the Riverside Studios, Hammersmith, London in 1995, touring until 1997.
Reviews
Greenwald, Michael L. Shakespeare Quarterly 48 (1997) pp 84-90.

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
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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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