Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra is sort of a grown-up version of Romeo and Juliet.
Here is a detailed synopsis on Wikipedia.
For those of you who provide parts a scene at a time, this Character Chart shows all the characters' lines in each scene: Antony and Cleopatra
If your group reads the plays straight through in one sitting and you want to divide up the parts, we have a number of “cast” lists already divided up for you. These are text files that you edit to suit your group. We always recommend in a straight-through read that each participant take a moment beforehand to mark their parts—then everything proceeds so smoothly.
This link is to Marjorie Garber's free Harvard lecture on Antony and Cleopatra.
Shakespeare's main source for this play is a book by an ancient Greek philosopher, Plutarch (about 46–127 CE, he lived to be about 81 years old), titled The Parallel Lives of the Greeks and Romans. In this passage we see an example of how Shakespeare rewrites text from the original: the poop was beaten gold, purple the sails
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