ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

Directed by William Wolfgang

One of Shakespeare’s greatest masterpieces, Antony and Cleopatra, storms The Barn stage this fall.  Featuring Queen Cleopatra of Egypt, one of the world’s most iconic characters from both history and literature, wrangling with her lover, Mark Antony.  As these two Titans quip back and forth in their lover’s quarrels, the world’s mightiest empire takes aim at their indulgent and luxurious Egypt.  What follows is some of The Bard’s finest storytelling; his daring verse fused with epic battles, all accentuated by Cleopatra’s ultimate plan to best her enemies.

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AUDITIONS

Monday, August 14 - 6:00pm - TITLE ROLES ONLY

Tuesday, August 15 - 6:00pm - ALL ROLES

Read Thru:

Thursday, August 17 - 6:30pm

Audition Information:

Actors are encouraged, but not required, to present a Shakespearean monologue no longer than a minute in length, especially if there is interest in a title role. Monologues must be memorized.  Please email the director, William Wolfgang, at wwolfgang@orangemite.org or call the studio at 717.814.1151 should you have any questions.

Those interested in audition should indicate this by emailing the director. Space for walk-ins will always be available, but the audition process will be expedited for those who notify the organization in advance.

LOCATION

The Barn at Tall Fir Acres

2035 Tall Fir Drive

Dover, PA 17315

Parking is available near The Barn in the field.

Rehearsals:

Rehearsals will be held throughout the months of August and September.  Not everyone is called for every rehearsal. Please bring all potential scheduling conflicts to the audition.  Rehearsals dates are determined by the director and will be made available at the audition.

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Connections to Julius Caesar

The Roman forces of Brutus and Cassius from the May 2016 OrangeMite Shakespeare production of Julius Caesar.  

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ANTONY and OCTAVIUS return

Roman forces of Mark Antony and Octavius Caesar from the 2016 production of Julius Caesar.  Antony and Cleopatra picks up a where this play leaves off, and greatly expands the relationship between Octavius and Antony.

PERFORMANCES

‘Antony and Cleopatra’ will be performed at The Barn at Tall Fir Acres in Dover. September 29-30 & October 6-8, Fridays and Saturdays 7pm, and Sunday at 2pm.

ADDITIONAL INFO

Those who wish to donate their time and talents in other ways such as assisting with costume construction or by being part of the stage crew are in encouraged to contact the director as well at wwolfgang@orangemite.org.