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Wineke Review: Two Shakespeare plays, one by Shakespeare

APT condenses Cleopatra but lets Verona shine in all its ambiguity

It has to be something of a daunting task to take a Shakespeare play made contemporary by Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and adapt it to a tiny stage in rural Wisconsin. But Kate Buckley and James DeVita do just that in the current American Players Theatre production of "Antony and Cleopatra."