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Caesar and Cleopatra - Short Play, Comedy

Caesar and Cleopatra

Bernard Shaw

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Short Play, Comedy

20m, 5f

The Cleopatra with whom Shaw confronts Caesar is not the grand queen, but a frightened girl of 16. Her country is divided into two factions, and it is Caesar's job to unite the factions without losing his head in the attempt. Along the way he educates Cleopatra in the modes of a queen, and before it…

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The Cleopatra with whom Shaw confronts Caesar is not the grand queen, but a frightened girl of 16. Her country is divided into two factions, and it is Caesar's job to unite the factions without losing his head in the attempt. Along the way he educates Cleopatra in the modes of a queen, and before it's over she gives him a few lessons in political science. Caesar is a little terrified by her directness and simplicity: But finally a truce is made, the land united, and Caesar sails for home, but only on the condition that he send in his stead another and younger Roman, Mark Antony.
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Bernard  Shaw

Bernard Shaw

Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) was born in Dublin, the son of a civil servant. His education was irregular, due to his dislike of any organized training. After working in an estate agent's office for a while he moved to London as a young man (1876), where he established himself as a leading music and theatre critic in the eighties and nineties and became a prominent member of the Fabian Society, for ... view full profile

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