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Vancouver Bard on the Beach: Antony & Cleopatra (Contest)

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DH Vancouver Staff Jun 10, 2010 12:27 am

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 21st season with the passionate tragedy Antony and Cleopatra. It plays Tuesdays through Sundays in the 520-seat open-ended Mainstage tent in Vanier Park from June 17 through September 24, 2010 in repertory with the currently running production of Much Ado About Nothing. Long-time Bard on the Beach Artistic Associate and well-known Bard actor Scott Bellis makes his Bard directorial debut.

Passion, war and betrayal erupt in this rich romantic tragedy. Although the sensual Cleopatra has conquered the heart of Rome’s greatest soldier, Mark Antony must choose between duty and desire. To secure a political alliance, he marries Octavius Caesar’s sister. His return to Egypt and Cleopatra ignites a war in which one of the world’s great love stories plays out its final chapter. As these larger-than-life characters engage in an epic struggle between the transcendent power of love and the military might of imperialism, events unfold that change the world forever.

Contest:
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Contest ends Wednesday June 16th at midnight. Good luck!

Performance details for Antony and Cleopatra are as follows:
* OPENS: June 19; Previews: June 17, 18
* Runs Tuesdays through Sundays from June 17 to September 24 in Vanier Park.
* Plays in repertory with Much Ado About Nothing in the Mainstage tent.
* Exploring the Plays: Antony and Cleopatra – part of the 2010 Bard Explored Lecture Series – June 26
* Forum: Shakespeare at War – a panel discussion of the theme of war in the 2010 productions – July 12
* Celebrating Red and White – wine event between shows on August 14.
Tickets are $35.50 (evenings in June) and $38 (evenings after July 1); $18.75 to $31.50 (previews/matinees).
Order on-site, by phone at 604-739-0559, or on-line at www.bardonthebeach.org.

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