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RSC LIVE: Antony and Cleopatra
May 24 @ 19:00pm - 22:00pm£7 - £18
★★★★‘This Antony & Cleopatra is the best I’ve ever seen’ EVENING STANDARD
★★★★‘Josette Simon is a Cleopatra to die for…an extraordinarily physical performance’ OBSERVER
‘The clever and dynamic set serves the story superbly, as well as being sumptuous in its own right.’WHATSONSTAGE
Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.
★★★★‘Richly textured, with big saucy acting’DAILY MAIL
‘A stylish, exotic score by RSC debutant composer Laura Mvula’ WHATSONSTAGE
Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012).