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Antony and Cleopatra

Synopsis
Video recording of the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre all-male production of Antony and Cleopatra with Mark Rylance as Cleopatra.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1999

Credits

Director
Giles Block
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Paul ShelleyMark Antony
Mark RylanceCleopatra
Ben WaldenOctavius Caesar
John McEneryEnobarbus
Benedict WongScarus
Jimmy GardnerMenecrates
Liam HouricanGallus
Liam HouricanEros
Liam HouricanSilius
Mark Lewis JonesTaurus
Michael RudkoVentidius
Michael RudkoCanidius
Quill RobertsDolabella
Roger GartlandDercetus
Terence MaynardAgrippa
Terence MaynardDemetrius
Timothy DaviesPhilo
Timothy DaviesProculeius
Timothy DaviesLepidus
Timothy DaviesSchoolmaster (Ambassador)
Toby CockerellOctavia
Toby CockerellThidias

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
Red Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Elizabethan
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); All-male casts; Gender reversal

Notes

Notes
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre makes several recordings of a single production, using three fixed cameras, to enable practitioners and researchers to observe how the play has developed during the run.
History
The production ran 30 July - 26 September 1999
Reviews
Smallwood, Robert, Shakespeare Survey 53 (2000); 244-73 (especially 245-49).

Research Bulletin (Issue no. 14, 2000). Includes rehearsal and production notes and interviews with the cast. (Http://globe-education.org (accessed 6/2009).

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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