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First Look: Joaquina Kalukango and Jonathan Cake in The Public Theater's Antony and Cleopatra

A first look at Tarell Alvin McCraney's new version of Shakespeare's drama. logo

Tarell Alvin McCraney's new version of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, an international collaboration between the Royal Shakespeare Company and Miami's GableStage, is currently running at The Public Theater's Anspacher Theater, with an opening set for March 5. Starring Jonathan Cake and Joaquina Kalukango in the title roles, McCraney resets Shakespeare's drama in 18th century Saint-Domingue on the eve of revolution. Joining Cake and Kalukango in the company are a mixture of American and British actors including Charise Castro Smith, Ian Lassiter, Chivas Michael, Henry Stram, Samuel Collings, Ash Hunter, Chukwudi Iwuji, and Sarah Niles.

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