Here’s how to see a bootleg version of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra

Posted at 4:45 PM, Oct 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-27 17:35:53-04

RICHMOND, Va. –In partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Henley Street Theater presents their sixth annual Bootleg Shakespeare performance of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra.

The performance will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1, at the Leslie Creek Theater.

There are two ticket prices — free and $50.

You have the opportunity to see the performance free, on a first come, first serve basis. But, if you don’t want to wait in line, you have the option to purchase a reserved seat for $50.

There will be a VIP section of seats blocked off for all patrons with reserved tickets.

The free tickets are released at 6 p.m. sharp. and there is a two-ticket per person limit.

Make a night of it by checking out the pre-show entertainment at 5:30 p.m. at the Best Cafe’ with rock band Matt Treacy and the Bardship Enterprise.

Food and drink available for purchase.

Antony and Cleopatra is a tale of passion and war set in both Rome and Egypt that follows the relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony from the time of the Sicilian revol, circa 44 B.C., to Cleopatra’s suicide during the Final War of the Roman Republic. The major antagonist is Octavius Caesar.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts at the Leslie Cheek Theatre is located at 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond.