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Yale's 'Antony and Cleopatra' Succinct With Flair

Yale's 'Antony and Cleopatra' Succinct With Flair

"Age can not wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety." Well, they got that right.

For the Yale Summer Cabaret's season-opening production of Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra," the walls of the underground dinner theater space are adorned with iconic Tom of Finland drawings of buff gay men.

The preshow music includes Chaka Khan's "I'm Every Woman," Book of Love's "Boy" and several pre-"Vogue" Madonna hits. There's an introductory bit where two of the performers — Arturo Soria (speaking many of his lines in Spanish) as Charmian and Jakeem Powell as Iras —...

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