Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare – National Theatre Live Screening starring Ralph Fiennes presented by Byron Theatre

When:
March 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 1:10 pm
2019-03-23T09:30:00+11:00
2019-03-23T13:10:00+11:00
Where:
Byron Theatre
69 Jonson Street
Byron Bay NSW 2481
Australia
Cost:
Full $25 | Concession $23 | Byron Theatre Club $20 | Student under 18 $15 | Group of 10 or more $15

Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare – National Theatre Live Screening starring Ralph Fiennes presented by Byron Theatre

Please note the special matinee time of 9:30am

Filmed live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love. In a tragic fight between devotion and duty, obsession becomes a catalyst for war.

Director Simon Godwin returns to National Theatre Live screens with this hotly anticipated production, following broadcasts of Twelfth Night, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem.

★★★★★ ‘Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo dazzle.’ Financial Times

★★★★★ ‘Spectacular. Go and see it. You won’t be sorry.’ The Times

★★★★★ ‘Riveting. Both a Roman triumph and an Egyptian feast.’ WhatsOnStage

★★★★ ‘Not to be missed. Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo offer blazing star power.’ Independent

★★★★ ‘An epic production filled with passion.’ Guardian

★★★★ ‘Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo have simmering chemistry.’ Evening Standard

★★★★ ‘Slick, stylish and action-packed.’ Time Out

Please note: This is a screening of the theatre performance, recorded live at the National Theatre, London.


7.30am – Internet sales close
8.30am – Venue doors open / Box Office sales open 
9.10am – Theatre doors open
9.30am – 
Antony & Cleopatra
11.10am – Interval (20 minutes)
1.10pm – Event concludes