CLARK ART INSTITUTE TO BROADCAST LONDON NATIONAL THEATRE’S ‘ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA’

February 22, 2019
 
Williamstown, Massachusetts—Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Antony and Cleopatra, airs at the Clark Art Institute on Sunday, March 10 at 1 pm. Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play the famous fated couple in a production called “terrific and epic… filled with passion and delusion” (The Guardian). Simon Godwin directs.

Caesar and his assassins are dead. General Mark Antony now rules alongside his fellow defenders of Rome. But at the fringes of a war-torn empire the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra and Mark Antony have fallen fiercely in love.

Tickets are $18 ($16 Clark members). Run time is 3 hours, 30 minutes. Please note that this production contains strobe lighting. This is an encore presentation. All ticket sales are non-refundable. 
 
ABOUT THE CLARK
 
The Clark Art Institute, located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, is one of a small number of institutions globally that is both an art museum and a center for research, critical discussion, and higher education in the visual arts. Opened in 1955, the Clark houses exceptional European and American paintings and sculpture, extensive collections of master prints and drawings, English silver, and early photography. Acting as convener through its Research and Academic Program, the Clark gathers an international community of scholars to participate in a lively program of conferences, colloquia, and workshops on topics of vital importance to the visual arts. The Clark library, consisting of more than 275,000 volumes, is one of the nation’s premier art history libraries. The Clark also houses and co-sponsors the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art.
 
The Clark, which has a three-star rating in the Michelin Green Guide, is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm; open daily in July and August. Admission is $20; free year-round for Clark members, children 18 and younger, and students with valid ID. Free admission is available through several programs, including First Sundays Free; a local library pass program; EBT Card to Culture; and Blue Star Museums. For more information on these programs and more, visit clarkart.edu or call 413 458 2303.
 
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