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Antony and Cleopatra

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Mike Donahue
Apr 22 — Jun 14, 2015
Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park

The play begins with two pairs of brothers in conflict: Duke Senior and Duke Frederick, and Oliver and Orlando. Duke Frederick as usurped the throne of his older brother and rightful heir, Duke Senior, and has banished him with several companions to live in the Forest of Arden. The other brothers, Oliver and Orlando, have recently lost their father, Sir Rowland de Boys. Oliver, Orlando’s older brother, has withheld Orlando’s inheritance and treated him like a servant.

Cast and Creative

Shirine Babb* (Cleopatra), Kari Ely* (Charmian), Gary Glasgow* (Lepidus, Soothsayer, Clown), Raina Karianne Houston (Octavia, Iras), Ryan Alexander Jacobs (Philo, Soldier, Guard), Alan Knoll* (Mardian), Bernell Lassai III’s (Demetruis, Soldier, Guard), Matt Lytle* (Pompey, Proculeius, Canidius), Conan McCarty* (Enobarbus), Jesse Emanuel Muñoz (Menas, Scarus), Charles Pasternak* (Octavius Caesar), Reginald Pierre (Maecenas), Michael James Reed* (Agrippa), Robert Riordan (Varrius, Gallus, Soldier), Jay Stratton* (Mark Antony), Moses Villarama* (Eros)

Set Design by Scott C. Neale
Costume Design by Dorothy Marshall Englis
Sound Design by Rusty Wandall
Lighting Design by John Wylie
Music Composed by Greg Mackender
Fight Choreography by Paul Dennhardt
Voice and Text Coaching by Suzanne Mills

*Denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association