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Antony & Cleopatra (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Jonathan Munby

Cleopatra, the alluring and fascinatingly ambiguous Queen of Egypt, has bewitched the great Mark Antony, soldier, campaigner and now one of the three rulers of the Roman Empire. When Antony quarrels with his fellow leaders and throws in his lot with Cleopatra, his infatuation threatens to split the Empire in two.

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All's Well That Ends Well (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Sunil Shanbag

Arpana returned to the Globe with their production of All's Well That Ends Well.

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Titus Andronicus (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Lucy Bailey

Grotesquely violent and daringly experimental, Titus was the smash hit of Shakespeare’s early career, and is written with a ghoulish energy he was never to repeat elsewhere.

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Much Ado About Nothing (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Max Webster

Driven along by a romance all the more charming for being in denial, Much Ado About Nothing is a miracle of comic and dramatic suspense and gives us, in the bantering Beatrice and Benedick, one of Shakespeare’s wittiest, most lovable pair of lovers.

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The Malcontent (2014)

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Playwright: John Marston
Directed by: Caitlin McLeod

With its obsession with lust, greed and violence, its dense Shakespearean allusion, Machiavellian villainy and savagely satirical comedy, The Malcontent is one of the masterpieces of the renaissance stage.

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L'Ormindo (2014)

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Playwright: Francesco Cavalli
Directed by: Kasper Holten

L’Ormindo is a comic and moving tale of the loves and betrayals of princes, its miraculous plot twists spurred on over three acts by the forces of Destiny, Love and Luck. Produced in collaboration with The Royal Opera.

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Playing Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice (2014)

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Playwright: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Bill Buckhurst

The Merchant of Venice was performed as part of the 2014 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank project.

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The Knight of the Burning Pestle (2014)

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Playwright: Francis Beaumont
Directed by: Adele Thomas

Combining salty colloquial prose with charming songs, The Knight of the Burning Pestle was one of the first madcap, mash-up, screwball comedies to hit the English stage and the first to run not one but two plays within-the-play simultaneously.

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