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[[Folger Theatre]] performed their production of ''Antony and Cleopatra'' from October 10 to November 19, 2017.
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[[Folger Theatre]] produced William Shakespeare's ''[[Antony and Cleopatra]]'', directed by Robert Richmond, from October 10 to November 19, 2017.
[[File:TWood_AC_058.jpg|none|thumb|Production image from the 2017 performance of Antony and Cleopatra.]]History’s greatest love story. Julius Caesar is no more and Mark Antony, at the peak of his political power, is ensconced in Egypt at the side of the irresistible Cleopatra. Torn between his military duty to the Roman Empire and his passionate love affair with Cleopatra, Antony finds himself engaged in both war and romance. Shakespeare’s epic encompasses politics and power, love and jealousy, alliance and misalliance. Robert Richmond (<em>[[Othello (Folger Theatre, 2011)|Othello]]</em>, <em>[[Richard III (Folger Theatre, 2014)|Richard III]]</em> and <em>[[Henry V (Folger Theatre, 2013)|Henry V]]</em> at Folger Theatre) directs, with Shirine Babb and Cody Nickell in the title roles.
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[[File:TWood_AC_058.jpg|thumb|Shirine Babb (Cleopatra) and Cody Nickell (Marc Antony), ''Antony and Cleopatra'', directed by Robert Richmond, Folger Theatre, 2017. Teresa Wood.|alt=|center|700x700px]]
  
== Production ==
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== Synopsis ==
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History’s greatest love story. Julius Caesar is no more and Mark Antony, at the peak of his political power, is ensconced in Egypt at the side of the irresistible Cleopatra. Torn between his military duty to the Roman Empire and his passionate love affair with Cleopatra, Antony finds himself engaged in both war and romance. Shakespeare’s epic encompasses politics and power, love and jealousy, alliance and misalliance. Robert Richmond (<em>[[Othello (Folger Theatre, 2011)|Othello]]</em>, <em>[[Richard III (Folger Theatre, 2014)|Richard III]]</em> and <em>[[Henry V (Folger Theatre, 2013)|Henry V]]</em> at Folger Theatre) directs, with Shirine Babb and Cody Nickell in the title roles.
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==Production==
 
Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (**), United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.
 
Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (**), United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.
  
=== Cast ===
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===Cast===
* Shirine Babb*: Cleopatra
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* Simone Elizaeth Bart*: Charmian
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*Shirine Babb*: Cleopatra
* John Floyd*: Mardian
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*Simone Elizabeth Bart*: Charmian
* Robbie Gay*: Lepidus, Diomedes
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*John Floyd*: Mardian
* Chris Genebach*: Agrippa
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*Robbie Gay*: Lepidus, Dolabella
* Nigel Gore*: Enobarbus
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*Chris Genebach*: Agrippa
* Nicole King*: Iras, Octavia
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*Nigel Gore*: Enobarbus
* Anthony Michael Martinez*: Soothsayer, Eros
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*Nicole King*: Iras, Octavia
* Cody Nickell*: Mark Anthony
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*Anthony Michael Martinez*: Soothsayer, Eros
* Dylan Paul*: Octavius Caesar
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*Cody Nickell*: Mark Antony
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*Dylan Paul*: Octavius Caesar
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===Understudies===
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*Chris Genebach*: MarK Antony
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*Antony Michael Martinez*: Octavius Caesar
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*Acacia Danielson: Octavia, Charmian, Iras
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*Christian Gibbs: Agrippa, Soothsayer, Eros
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*Mclean Jesse: Cleopatra
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*John-Alexander Sakelos: Lepidus, Mardian, Dolabella
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*Matthew Sparacino: Enobarbus
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===Creative team===
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*William Shakespeare, Playwright
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*Robert Richmond**, Director
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*Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
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*Mariah Hale***, Costume Design
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*Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design
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*Brandon Roe, Sound Design
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*Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
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*Eisenberg/Beans Casting, New York Casting
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*Teresa Wood, Folger Casting
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*Shayna O'Neill**, Production Stage Manager
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*Jessica Short**, Assistant Stage Manager
  
=== Understudies ===
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===Production team===
* Chris Genebach*: Marc Antony
 
* Antony Michael Martinez*: Octavius Caesar
 
* Acacia Danielson: Octavia
 
* Christian Gibbs: Agrippa, Soothsayer, Eros
 
* Mclean Jesse: Cleopatra
 
* Vanita Kalra: Charmian
 
* John Alexander Sakelos: Lepidus, Mardian
 
* Matthew Sparacino: Enobarbus
 
  
=== Creative team ===
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*John Floyd, Movement Director
* Robert Richmond**, Director
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*Bailey Nassetta, Assistant Director
* Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
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*Christina Miller, Production Assistant
* Mariah Hale***, Costume Design
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*Tony Koehler, Props Master
* Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design
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*Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenic Construction
* Brandon Roe, Sound Design
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*Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer
* Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
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*Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
* Eisenberg/Beans Casting, New York Casting
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*Tommy Kurzman, Wig Designer
* Teresa Wood, Folger Casting
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*Ansaldo Costumes and Adalia Tonneyck, Costume Construction
* Shayna O'Neill**, Production Stage Manager
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*Noelle Greata and Courtney Leigh Wood, Stitchers
* Jessica Short**, Assistant Stage Manager
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*Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
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*Mary Keegan, Assistant Lighting Designer
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*Alex Keen, Master Electrician
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*Amanda Kircher, Assistant Master Electrician
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*Jon Farber, Casting Coordinator for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
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*Sasha Pensanti, Casting Assistant for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
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*WiT Media, Advertising Agency
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*Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant
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*James Kegley, Promotional Photography
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*Teresa Wood, Production Photography
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*Lee Fanning, Mark Fastoso, and APTV, Promotional Video
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*WAPAVA, Archival Video
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*C2, Open Captioning
  
=== Production team ===
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===Folger Theatre===
* John Floyd, Movement Director
 
* Bailey Nassetta, Assistant Director
 
* Christina Miller, Production Assistant
 
* Tony Koehler, Props Master
 
* Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenic Construction
 
* Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer
 
* Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
 
* Tommy Kurzman, Wig Designer
 
* Ansaldo Costumes and Adalia Tonneyck, Costume Construction
 
* Noelle Greata and Courtney Leigh Wood, Stitchers
 
* Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
 
* Mary Keegan, Assistant Lighting Designer
 
* Alex Keen, Master Electrician
 
* Amanda Kircher, Assistant Master Electrician
 
* Jon Farber, Casting Coordinator for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
 
* Sasha Pensanti, Casting Assistant for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
 
* WiT Media, Advertising Agency
 
* Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant
 
* James Kegley, Promotional Photography
 
* Teresa Wood, Production Photography
 
* Lee Fanning, Mark Fastoso, and APTV, Promotional Video
 
* WAPAVA, Archival Video
 
* C2, Open Captioning
 
  
=== Folger Theatre ===
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*Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
* Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
 
  
* Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
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*Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
  
* David Polk, General Manager
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*David Polk, General Manager
  
* Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
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*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  
* Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
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*Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  
* Grace Ann Roberts, Humanities Programs Assistant
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*Grace Ann Roberts, Humanities Programs Assistant
  
== Other Media ==
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==Other Media==
Watch the Trailer for this production of Timon of Athens
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Watch the Trailer for this production of Antony and Cleopatra
  
<html5media height="315" width="560">https://www.youtube.com/embed/QGRq1_0Nnek>
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https://www.youtube.com/embed/QGRq1_0Nnek>
  
== Reviews ==
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==Reviews==
 
[https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/antony-and-cleopatra-amps-up-the-glamour-at-folger/2017/10/17/586cb170-b2a0-11e7-be94-fabb0f1e9ffb_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.59f4c1af4a2a Washington Post]
 
[https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/antony-and-cleopatra-amps-up-the-glamour-at-folger/2017/10/17/586cb170-b2a0-11e7-be94-fabb0f1e9ffb_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.59f4c1af4a2a Washington Post]
  
== Image Gallery ==
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==Image Gallery==
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[[File:Cleopatra_590.jpg|none|thumb|Cody Nickell (Marc Antony) and Dylan Paul (Octavius Caesar), ''Antony and Cleopatra'', directed by Robert Richmond, Folger Theatre, 2017. Teresa Wood.]]
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[[File:Cleopatra_803.jpg|none|thumb|Company of Antony and Cleopatra, ''Antony and Cleopatra'', directed by Robert Richmond, Folger Theatre, 2017. Teresa Wood.]]

Latest revision as of 11:18, 4 February 2021

Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, directed by Robert Richmond, from October 10 to November 19, 2017.

Shirine Babb (Cleopatra) and Cody Nickell (Marc Antony), Antony and Cleopatra, directed by Robert Richmond, Folger Theatre, 2017. Teresa Wood.

Synopsis

History’s greatest love story. Julius Caesar is no more and Mark Antony, at the peak of his political power, is ensconced in Egypt at the side of the irresistible Cleopatra. Torn between his military duty to the Roman Empire and his passionate love affair with Cleopatra, Antony finds himself engaged in both war and romance. Shakespeare’s epic encompasses politics and power, love and jealousy, alliance and misalliance. Robert Richmond (OthelloRichard III and Henry V at Folger Theatre) directs, with Shirine Babb and Cody Nickell in the title roles.

Production

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (**), United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.

Cast

  • Shirine Babb*: Cleopatra
  • Simone Elizabeth Bart*: Charmian
  • John Floyd*: Mardian
  • Robbie Gay*: Lepidus, Dolabella
  • Chris Genebach*: Agrippa
  • Nigel Gore*: Enobarbus
  • Nicole King*: Iras, Octavia
  • Anthony Michael Martinez*: Soothsayer, Eros
  • Cody Nickell*: Mark Antony
  • Dylan Paul*: Octavius Caesar

Understudies

  • Chris Genebach*: MarK Antony
  • Antony Michael Martinez*: Octavius Caesar
  • Acacia Danielson: Octavia, Charmian, Iras
  • Christian Gibbs: Agrippa, Soothsayer, Eros
  • Mclean Jesse: Cleopatra
  • John-Alexander Sakelos: Lepidus, Mardian, Dolabella
  • Matthew Sparacino: Enobarbus

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Robert Richmond**, Director
  • Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
  • Mariah Hale***, Costume Design
  • Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Design
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Eisenberg/Beans Casting, New York Casting
  • Teresa Wood, Folger Casting
  • Shayna O'Neill**, Production Stage Manager
  • Jessica Short**, Assistant Stage Manager

Production team

  • John Floyd, Movement Director
  • Bailey Nassetta, Assistant Director
  • Christina Miller, Production Assistant
  • Tony Koehler, Props Master
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenic Construction
  • Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer
  • Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
  • Tommy Kurzman, Wig Designer
  • Ansaldo Costumes and Adalia Tonneyck, Costume Construction
  • Noelle Greata and Courtney Leigh Wood, Stitchers
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
  • Mary Keegan, Assistant Lighting Designer
  • Alex Keen, Master Electrician
  • Amanda Kircher, Assistant Master Electrician
  • Jon Farber, Casting Coordinator for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
  • Sasha Pensanti, Casting Assistant for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
  • WiT Media, Advertising Agency
  • Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant
  • James Kegley, Promotional Photography
  • Teresa Wood, Production Photography
  • Lee Fanning, Mark Fastoso, and APTV, Promotional Video
  • WAPAVA, Archival Video
  • C2, Open Captioning

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
  • David Polk, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  • Grace Ann Roberts, Humanities Programs Assistant

Other Media

Watch the Trailer for this production of Antony and Cleopatra

https://www.youtube.com/embed/QGRq1_0Nnek>

Reviews

Washington Post

Image Gallery

Cody Nickell (Marc Antony) and Dylan Paul (Octavius Caesar), Antony and Cleopatra, directed by Robert Richmond, Folger Theatre, 2017. Teresa Wood.
Company of Antony and Cleopatra, Antony and Cleopatra, directed by Robert Richmond, Folger Theatre, 2017. Teresa Wood.