JAFFREY — This upcoming July 4th weekend, Jaffrey’s River Street Theatre Stage2Screen Series will present the globally acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company production of Shakespeare’s ANTONY & CLEOPATRA which was captured in high-definition as it was performed on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon on May 24, 2017. It will be screened at 1:30pm and 6:30pm on Sunday, July 2 and again at 1:30pm on Monday, July 3.
Part of the RSC’s ROME Series, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA is another tale of epic tragedy following Caesar’s assassination and Mark Antony reaching the heights of power. Antony has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.
“Josette Simon is a Cleopatra to die for. FOUR STARS.” -The Guardian (UK)
Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012).
Tickets are $20 (students and teachers may obtain discounted tickets at $15 each).
The River Street Theatre is located in downtown Jaffrey at 6 River Street. Due to the intimate size of the River Street Theatre, it is highly recommended tickets are purchased in advance. Call the Box Office at 603-532-8888 or go to www.theparktheatre.org to purchase tickets with any major credit card.
The River Street Theatre is sponsored by: Grove Street Fiduciary, Coca-Cola, the Board of Trustees of the Park Theatre, Janet S. Grant, Betty Locke, Owen Houghton and the James F. & Fernande Kelly Charitable Trust.