Antony and Cleopatra

by William Shakespeare

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Called Venus, whore, and queen, Cleopatra has captured imaginations since she first tumbled out of a carpet at Julius Caesar’s feet. In our production of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, we will find passion in politics and superego within seduction. As Cleopatra captures the heart of her Roman general, so too will this play captivate the imagination of its audience, creating an immersive experience of intercourse, intrigue, and “infinite variety.”

Over the course of the semester, we will explore the play through close reading, physical exercises, and workshopping. This process will allow us to grasp the nuances of Shakespeare’s text within the rehearsal room, and give designers and actors alike the opportunity to collaborate in creating a unified vision for this sprawling work.
Contact the Show
at katharine.pincus@yale.edu
Performances
January 30 at 8:00pm
January 31 at 8:00pm
February 1 at 2:00pm
February 1 at 8:00pm
@ Crescent Theater
Reservations
Show no longer running
Patrons should arrive at the theater 15 minutes before the performance to claim their reservation. At the scheduled performance time, patrons will be let in off of the waitlist based on when they signed up on the YDC website. Patrons with reservations arriving after this time will be treated as if they are at the top of the waitlist. Please see the full policy here.
Cast
AntonyIason Togias
CleopatraAli Viterbi
Octavian (et al.)Virgil Blanc
EnobarbusOtis Blum
Charmian (et al.)Ari Fernandez
Octavia (et al.)Marianna Gailus
Iras (et al.)Naima Hebrail Kidjo
Lepidus (et al.)William Viederman
Production Staff
DirectorGabrielle Hoyt-Disick
ProducerKate Pincus
Stage ManagerJuliet Ryan
Costume DesignerEmma Janger
Lighting DesignerHarry Shamansky
Set DesignerAndrew Freeburg
Sound DesignerJanine Chow
Music ComposerJulian Drucker
Fight ChoreographerMike Rossmy
Master ElectricianDouglas Streat
Graphic DesignerRebecca Sylvers
Props MasterAlicia Lovelace
Associate DirectorSkyler Ross
Assistant ProducerMiranda Rizzolo
Assistant Costume DesignerEve Houghton
Assistant Stage ManagerLauren Modiano
Assistant Stage ManagerKane Palacios
Lights CrewAsher Young
General CrewFilip Babalievsky
General CrewAlex Cadena
General CrewRoger Pellegrini
General CrewIvy Wanta