Tony Award winner Sophie Okonedo (A Raisin in the Sun, The Crucible) joins Academy Award nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Hamlet) in the National Theatre production of Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra. Okonedo stars as Egyptian queen Cleopatra opposite Fiennes as Roman general Mark Antony.
Performances will begin September 18 at the National’s Olivier Theatre under the direction of Simon Godwin.
The cast also includes Fisayo Akinade, Alexander Cobb, Hiba Elchikhe, Henry Everett, Gerald Gyimah, Waleed Hammad, Tunji Kasim, Georgia Landers, Nicholas Le Prevost, Tim McMullan, Hannah Morrish, Shazia Nicholls, Gloria Obianyo, Nick Sampson, Katy Stephens, Alan Turkington, Ben Wiggins, Sam Woolf, and Sargon Yelda.
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