American Players Theatre's "Antony & Cleopatra" Theater and Dance Shakespeare adapted by Kate Buckley & James DeVita, 7:30 pm on 8/22 & 28 and 6 pm, 8/25, APT-Touchstone Theatre, Spring Green. $68-$42. americanplayers.org. 608-588-2361
Antony and Cleopatra
August 11 to October 20, 2013 (Touchstone Theatre)
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Kate Buckley
Adapted by Kate Buckley & James DeVita
Opening night: August 18 at 8 p.m.
Antony and Cleopatra is a love story with the power to shatter nations. This seven-character adaptation distills and transcends, offering a chance for audiences to sit up close to Shakespeare's hottest couple in APT's intimate Touchstone Theatre.