The personal and the political are always inseparably entwined, but what happens when the personal becomes political and threatens an already unstable empire?
This may appear to be Ancient Rome and a long lost Egypt but Shakespeare’s experiment with love and power, reputation and regret, fake news and the painful truth, lives and breathes now, has stood the test of time, and is about to be radically and raucously reimagined.
Would I had never seen her.
O, sir, you had then left unseen a wonderful piece of work…
— Act I, scene 2
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