Caesar and Cleopatra Screens at Downing on June 8

Caesar and Cleopatra

Caesar and Cleopatra

As part of its special programming, the Downing Film Center will feature in HD the award winning comedy by George Bernard Shaw, Caesar and Cleopatra, at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 8.

Caesar and Cleopatra is a witty and seductive comedy about the relationship between a veteran Roman political strategist and an enchanting Egyptian teenage queen. Now movie audiences can witness the acclaimed performance of legendary Canadian actor Christopher Plummer, and experience the drama, intrigue and comedy of George Bernard Shaw’s celebrated play.

The production also stars Nikki M. James, who later went on to receive the 2011 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Nabulungi in The Book of Mormon. The high quality production captures the true experience of witnessing Shaw’s celebrated play on the prestigious Stratford Festival stage.

Tickets are $10 for general admission, $9 for seniors and students, and $8 for Downing members. Tickets can be purchased at the box office or at For more information, call the box office at 845-561-3686 or visit the website. The Downing Film Center is located at 19 Front St., Newburgh.

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