BEING CLEOPATRA: Being Cleopatra: Cora Urquhart Potter

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Being Cleopatra: Cora Urquhart Potter

Cora Urquhart Potter as cleopatra

Cora Urquhart Potter being Cleopatra in the 1889 production of Antony and Cleopatra by Shakespeare. She was named the New York "society actress" since many of her roles were condemned by the critics, yet they also attracted audiences, partly from sensational (and overdrawn) descriptions of the gauzy garments.

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