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Florida production 'Anthony and Cleopatra' set in Haiti gets global attention

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BroadwayGlobal shares a radical new version of "Anthony & Cleopatra" that is getting global attention from dedicated theatre lovers. "Anthony and Cleopatra" plays at the Colony Theatre Jan 9, 2014 through February 9, 2014. This new groundbreaking version of "Anthony and Cleopatra" is a BroadwayGlobal and Theatre Chat top pick.

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A special "Anthony and Cleopatra" Gala Opening Night on January 9, 2013 is offered for VIP theatre lovers. Opening Night proceeds will go towards GableStage Educational Programming. GableStage subscribers purchase tickets by calling 305-445-1119 and all other non-subscriber single ticket purchases can be made by going to www.ticketmaster.com or by calling the Colony Theatre Box office at 305-674-1040.

One of BroadwayGlobal's top theatre's in the United States, GableStage is co-producing with New York’s Public Theatre, London's The Royal Shakespeare Company and is also in collaboration with Ohio State University. Having these award wining theatres join as one, producing the all new version of "Anthony and Cleopatra" is a very first in theatre history. This combined team of talents are just days away from making history and not just with this new groundbreaking production, but for youth that have never been introduced to live theatre.

The new adaptation of Shakespeare’s "Antony and Cleopatra" is getting global attention because these three companies have joined together as one. They also have captured a global audience because the new play of "Anthony and Cleopatra" is set in pre-revolutionary Haiti. GableStage went to KickStarter to create an arts campaign to present the play to thousand of Florida youth for free.

"Anthony & Cleopatra" stars Jonathan Cake, Charise Castro Smith, Samuel Collings, Ash Hunter, Chukwudi Iwuji, Joaquina Kalukango, Ian Lassiter, Chivas Michael, Sarah Niles and Henry Stram. Don't miss out on theatre history, get your tickets today.

GableStage in known for producing the most vital theatre presentations, offering classic and contemporary playwrights from around the globe and sharing compelling new works of art to the multicultural South Florida region. This partnership with some of the world’s most important and influential theatre companies marks a watershed moment in Miami’s growing reputation. The international destination for performing arts offers the new revolutionary play featuring actors from both the US and UK, the play was produced last month in the Stratford-Upon-Avon. After the Miami production concludes it will move on to New York. The GableStage partnership with The Public Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company marks the first time a theatre from Florida has collaborated efforts, making theatre history.

The production of "Antony and Cleopatra" is also made possible by generous grants from the Miami-County Department of Cultural Affairs and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. "Antony and Cleopatra" is adapted and directed by Liberty City native and world-renowned playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. Tarell Alvin McCraney is a recent recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellows "Genius" Award. In addition to the performances for the general public, "Antony and Cleopatra" will be presented "free of charge" for thousands of Miami-Dade County Public School students at special morning performances. Many of the free performances will be for underserved students, many of them whom are seeing live theater for the very "First" time.

Join the cutting age theatre GableStage, The Public Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company of London, and watch theatrical history take place on stage. This very important radical new version of Shakespeare’s gripping "Anthony and Cleopatra" shares the story of romance, imperial politics and power plays. BroadwayGlobal and Theatre Chat challenge all theatre lovers to support the combined efforts of this special global collaborated production. GableStage was responsible for raising over "seven hundred thousand dollars" for this national historic event. GableStage subscribers purchase tickets by calling 305-445-1119 and all other non-subscriber single ticket purchases can be made by going to www.ticketmaster.com or by calling the Colony Theatre Box office at 305-674-1040.

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