Theater for a New Audience’s strong and imaginative interpretation of *Antony and Cleopatra* is playing at the Duke Theater on 42nd Street until May 2. It’s set in the nineteenth-century , during the so-called “Scramble for Africa,” when European colonial powers like England were dividing up the continent. Discount tickets available for anyone under 25.
One of the plays we’ll see this spring in London is *King Lear*, arguably the greatest play ever written in English. Here’s a link to a description of the cast —
Thursday, April 10, marks the official unveiling of Shakespeare Commons and this blog at the CTL Fellows 2008 Presentation. It’s at 2:30 pm in Bent Hall 277A.
With Patrick Stewart in the title role, *Macbeth*’s run in New York has been extended from March 29 to May 24, but it’s moving from Brooklyn to the Lyceum Theater on W. 45th Street. A link for tickets is below.
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