Caesar and Cleopatra (Encore)

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Musical, Other
Running Time:  217 min.
Release Date: August 11, 2010 (limited)

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Cast: Christopher Plummer, Nikki M. James, John Vickery, Timothy D. Stickney, Diane D'Aquila, Peter Donaldson, Steven Sutcliffe


Shaw's legendary wit turns political drama into sparkling comedy when veteran strategist Julius Caesar becomes mentor to the enchanting teenage queen of Roman-occupied Egypt. Their first encounter under a desert moon will lead to a shift in the course of history, as Cleopatra gradually overcomes her timidity to become a determined player in the game of power politics. Christopher Plummer as Caesar, Nikki James as Cleopatra. Shot over 3 days during Stratford's Shakespeare Festival this stunning production will be presented at Cineplex Entertainment Theatres across Canada.

Director: Des McAnuff

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