Go Inside Rehearsals With Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes for Antony & Cleopatra at the National

Photos   Go Inside Rehearsals With Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes for Antony & Cleopatra at the National
 
Directed by Simon Godwin, the new production of Shakespeare’s classic will begin London performances September 18 in the Olivier Theatre.
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Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo Johan Persson

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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