Stage Door News
Stratford: The Stratford Festival holds a viewing party for “Antony and Cleopatra” on July 2
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The steamy story of a midlife affair that rocked the ancient world comes to vivid life in this “admirable production” (The Record). Geraint Wyn Davies and Yanna McIntosh “are magnificent together in the title roles” (Sun Media), portraying powerful rulers whose insatiable love leads to warfare and tragedy. Director Gary Griffin paints an unforgettable picture of the devastation wrought by the heart’s transgressions.
with Yanna McIntosh
Thursday, July 2, at 6:30 pm EDT
Lois Adamson, Director of Education, interviews Yanna McIntosh about playing the iconic queen of Egypt in the Stratford Festival's 2014 production of Antony and Cleopatra.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA LIVE VIEWING PARTY
Thursday, July 2, at 7 pm EDT
Reason and judgement prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion engulfing Mark Antony, one of the three joint rulers of the Roman republic, and Cleopatra, the seductive queen of Egypt. Surrendering everything to their desires, they open the floodgates to a civil conflict that will shake the very foundations of their world.
MEET THE FESTIVAL: VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE
Saturday, July 4, at 10 am EDT
Members of the cast take your questions during this live Q&A.
With special guests: Yanna McIntosh, E.B. Smith, Geraint Wyn Davies and Antoine Yared. Moderated by Beck Lloyd
BONUS CONTENT STREAMING FREE ON DEMAND
with Charlotte Dean & Gary Griffin
Actress Beck Lloyd interviews director Gary Griffin and designer Charlotte Dean about their inspirations for staging this production of Antony and Cleopatra.
IN GOOD COMPANY
with James Blendick, Stephen Russell & Geraint Wyn Davies
Geraint Wyn Davies chats with two beloved Festival veterans about their years together on Stratford’s stages.
FROM OUR ARCHIVES
THE WOMEN OF SHAKESPEARE
Streaming Free On Demand
Cultural historian Camille Paglia explores some of Shakespeare’s “hard-to-like” female characters, including those who appear in King Lear, Hamlet, Macbeth and Antony and Cleopatra.
Photo: Geraint Wyn Davies as Antony and Yanna McIntosh as Cleopatra. © 2013 David Hou.