The National Theatre production of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, starring Tony winner Sophie Okonedo and Oscar nominee Ralph Fiennes, officially opened September 26 at the London venue’s Olivier Theatre.
The Simon Godwin-helmed staging is scheduled to run through January 19, 2019, with a cinema broadcast through the National’s NT Live program set for December 6.
Read reviews for the new production below.
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.
The production features sets by Hildegard Bechtler, costumes by Evie Gurney, lighting by Tim Lutkin, original music by Michael Bruce, movement direction by Jonathan Goddard and Shelley Maxwell, sound design by Christopher Shutt, video design by Luke Halls, and fight direction by Kev McCurdy.