Caesar and Cleopatra
by Bernard Shaw
adapted by Eric Overmyer
directed by Kent Paul+

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Four years before Julius Caesar sailed to Rome to meet his untimely end, the great leader sought to conquer the outer reaches of the land, always questing for a kindred spirit to rival his own. What he finds, sitting on top of an ancient Egyptian Sphinx, is a young Queen Cleopatra, who beguiles him not only with her beauty, but because she may be the very match he's been seeking. Shaw's witty, satirical masterpiece personalizes the political relationship between an occupying force and a foreign power, and demonstrates that modern civilization has done little to advance the basic nature of the human soul.

Pun Bandhu*, Alberto Bonilla*, Chris Ceraso*, Michael Chmiel*, Rand Guerrero, Christopher Hayes, Rafael Jordan*, Geraldine Librandi*, Joe MacDougall*, Sophie Maerowitz, Brad Makarowski*, Jessica Myhr*, Brian Tom O'Connor*, Krosby J. Roza, Wrenn Schmidt*, Sarah Stockton*, Grant James Varjas*, Maxwell Zener*

Scenic Design: Sarah B. Brown
Costume Design: Michelle Eden Humphrey
Lighting Design: Pamela Kupper
Original Music: Robert C. Rees
Sound Design: Nick Moore
Props Master: Paul Wilson
Text and Voice Coach: Robert Neff Williams
Casting Consultant: Stephanie Klapper
Fight Director: Alberto Bonilla
Production Manager: Joe Doran
Production Stage Manager: Jared Goldstein
Press Representative: Springer Associates PR
Logo Artwork: S. Kim Glassman

+Member SSDC
*Appearing Courtesy of Actors Equity
An Equity Approved Showcase

Show Calendar:

January 11 at 2pm
January 14 at 8pm
January 16 at 8pm
January 17 at 2pm
January 18 at 7pm
January 20 at 7pm
January 22 at 8pm
January 24 at 8pm
January 25 at 2pm
January 28 at 8pm
January 30 at 8pm
January 31 at 2pm
February 1 at 7pm
February 3 at 7pm
February 5 at 8pm
February 7 at 8pm

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Reviews for Caesar and Cleopatra:

"A commendable effort... A big plus is the performance of Wrenn Schmidt as Cleopatra... Joe MacDougall as the Roman soldier Rufio and Rafael Jordan as the artist Apollodorus are strong." - The New York Times

"I loved this play... beautiful, moving, and very timely theater." -

"Chris Ceraso is top notch as Caesar... and Wrenn Schmidt is absolutely luminous as Cleopatra." -

"Chris Ceraso manages to combine an imperious demeanor with a sense of mischief as Caesar... Wrenn Schmidt (is) a full-fledged Shavian actress, who embodies Shaw’s idea of a spirited girl buoyed by world politics." - EDGE New York