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High drama: Behind the scenes at Houston Shakespeare Festival's Antony and Cleopatra

High drama: Behind the scenes at the Houston Shakespeare Festival

Turn off reality TV and head out to Miller Outdoor Theater where all the real drama is happening. The passion and romance of two Shakespeare plays, Antony and Cleopatra and As You Like It, come to life at the Houston Shakespeare Festival through Aug. 11.

In this KHOU CultureMap Moment, Joel Luks goes backstage to get the inside scoop on Antony and Cleopatra, which is performed tonight (Aug. 4) and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights (Aug. 6, 8, and 10.) All performances start at 8:30 p.m. and are free.

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The Shakespeare Festival will be putting on two Shakespeare classics until August 11.  Photo courtesy of KHOU Houston/Channel 11