Antony and Cleopatra tells of the overwhelming passions of two magnetic personalities who hold the destiny of a third of the world in their hands. Antony is a warrior and a lover, torn between his military duties and the erotic charms of the sensuous Egyptian court. At the heart is Cleopatra. "Serpent of old Nile", storym and unpredictable. Their love eventually triumphs with their noble deaths, but not before all else is lost.Performers Darrell Silva (Antony), Kathryn Hunter (Cleopatra), Charles Aitken (Philo), Adam Burton (Scarus), Brian Doherty (Enobarbus), Phillip Edgerley (Menas), Geoffrey Freshwater (Agrippa), James Gale (Maecenas), Paul Hamilton (Diomedes), Greg Hicks (Soothsayer), Ansu Kabia (Varrius), Tunji Kasim (Mardian), John Mackay (Octavius Caesar), Sandy Neilson (Lepidus), Sophie Russell (Octavia), Peter Shorey (Menecrates), Clarence Smith (Pompey), Katy Stephens (Eros), James Tucker (Thidias), Larrington Walker (Alexas), Hannah Young (Charmian), Samantha Young (Iras).
Author Shakespeare. Company Royal Shakespeare Company. Director Michael Boyd. Design Tom Piper. Costume Tom Piper. Music John Woolf. Music James Jones. Lighting Wolfgang Goebbel. Sound Andrew Franks. Director Anna Morrissey (movement). Director Terry King (fights).