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At the climax of Antony and Cleopatra, there is a missing letter.
He hears that Cleopatra has died; and, refusing to be outdone by a woman, he dies by manfully "thrust[ing] his sword into his bellie." (25) In Antony and Cleopatra, Antony displays no such laudable resolution, no single-minded commitment to a motivation--and certainly not to the one cited by Plutarch, since Antony's first suicidal thoughts precede by two scenes the false report of Cleopatra's death.
All this globe-hopping lands Antony and Cleopatra in a very particular dramatic territory.
In both Antony and Cleopatra and Plutarch's "Life of Antonius," Caesar's guard blocks access to Cleopatra, so that poisonous asps must be smuggled to her in a basket of figs.
Predictably, most Roman accounts (including Plutarch's) of the events between the assassination of Caesar (44 BC) and the deaths of Antony and Cleopatra (30 BC) reflect an Augustan perspective: they view events in moral rather than political terms, focusing on Antony's character and its alleged corruption rather than on his political strategies.(3) Cleopatra is cast as the villain, the scheming woman and foreign queen who destroys Antony's virtu in pursuit of her own ends.
Despite her tarnished past, her plottings in Antony and Cleopatra are given the dignity of underlying love.
Antony and Cleopatra BOTANICAL GARDENS BASE Tikes theatre company returned to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens to perform Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, loosely the sequel to the previous night's Julius Caesar.
Antony and Cleopatra is at Chichester Festival Theatre from September 7-29.
Antony and Cleopatra, RSC, Theatre Royal until Saturday Set against a swirling backdrop of battles and political posturing, and with its protagonists on different continents, this is not an easy love story to tell.