With Franchelle Stewart Dorn as Cleopatra and Kenneth Haigh as Mark Antony.
“The expectations are that she be regal in all things when, in fact, Shakespeare wrote her as a class-A brat, until the fifth act when she soars. To make someone like that the tragic heroine of a story—it’s very difficult to act. I’m still joyful that I got to play one of the greatest roles Shakespeare ever wrote, for a woman or otherwise.”
–Franchelle Stewart Dorn (Cleopatra) in An American Classic: Shakespeare Theatre Company
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