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Dido, Queen of Carthage (2012, American Shakespeare Center)

TitleDido, Queen of Carthage
Theater CompanyAmerican Shakespeare Center
Release LocationsUSA
Start Date2012-03-14
End Date2012-04-07
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsA Midsummer Night's Dream (analog)
Antony and Cleopatra (analog)
The Tempest (analog)


by Christopher Marlowe Blackfriars Premiere. Arriving in Carthage after the fall of his beloved city, the Trojan hero Aeneas begins a passionate and dangerous love affair with Queen Dido. Unknown to the lovers, the gods are pulling their strings - with disastrous results. Part Antony and Cleopatra, part A Midsummer Night's Dream, and part The Tempest - Dido, Queen of Carthage is Marlowe's ravishing take on Virgil's Aeneid.

American Shakespeare Center — Added 2011-12-07

Cast Overview

JupiterBenjamin Curns
AscaniusMiriam Donald
DidoSarah Fallon
A NurseAllison Glenzer
VenusAllison Glenzer
IlioneusJohn Harrell
SergestusChris Johnston
AchatesDaniel Kennedy
IarbusAidan O'Reilly
CupidGregory Jon Phelps
GanymedeGregory Jon Phelps
JunoBrandi Rhome
MercuryBrandi Rhome
AnnaBrandi Rhome
AeneasRene Thornton, Jr.
CloanthusJeremy West

Company Overview

Theater Company American Shakespeare Center

Production information courtesy of: American Shakespeare Center [website]