Christopher Plummer and Nikki M. James Are Caesar and Cleopatra on the Big Screen May 22

By Carey Purcell
22 May 2014

Christopher Plummer
Christopher Plummer
Photo by David Hou

A film of the Stratford Festival production of Caesar and Cleopatra, starring award-winning actor Christopher Plummer and Tony Award winner Nikki M. James, is screened in cinemas May 22.

Presented by SpectiCast, in association with Melbar Entertainment, George Bernard Shaw's play follows the relationship between a teenage Egyptian queen and a Roman political strategist.

Plummer is the winner of an Academy Award, two Emmy Awards, two Tony Awards, a Golden Globe Award, a SAG Award and a BAFTA Award. His stage credits include Cyrano, Barrymore, Inherit the Wind, King Lear, No Man's Land and The Good Doctor. His film work includes "The Sound of Music," "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" and "A Beautiful Mind."

His one-man show A Word or Two played the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, CA; he also portrayed James Tyrone from Long Day's Journey Into Night for a PBS American Masters documentary



James is currently starring in Les Misérables as Eponine. Her Broadway credits also include The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, All Shook Up and The Book of Mormon.

The Stratford Festival has brought classical and contemporary theatre alive for over 60 years, annually presenting a dozen plays in four theatres between April and November, in the Canadian city of Stratford, Ontario.

Visit specticast.com for more information.