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Antony and Cleopatra

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Antony and Cleopatra
The first page of Antony and Cleopatra, from the First Folio
Written byWilliam Shakespeare
Octavius Caesar
Date of premiere1606-1607
Place of premiereLondon, England
Original languageEnglish
SettingAlexandria, Egypt
Rome and Misenum, Italy

Antony and Cleopatra is a play by Shakespeare. It is a tragedy. Shakespeare's source was Plutarch's Lives. The play was first performed between 1606 and 1607. It was probably first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The play describes the romantic love and suicides of Antony and Cleopatra.


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