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Rule My World

Presented with The Signal Hill Sandbox

Rule My World

A modern retelling of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra

August 23 at 7pm & August 24 at 7:30pm

Rule My World is a modern retelling of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Set in a dystopian future, it incorporates diverse musical genres such as spoken word, pop, R&B, Latin, Techno, and Hip-Hop. The show was adapted by local award-winning actor and writer, Karole Foreman and Emmy Award-winning composer, Allan Phillips.

A limited number of $10 tickets are made available for all Noise Now events and are released at 10am ten days prior to each event. To purchase a $10 ticket, simply visit our website at 10am on the ticket release date and select the $10 ticket option. If $10 tickets are not visible online, then all available tickets have already been claimed. For both performances of Rule My World, these tickets will be made available at 10:00am on Thursday, August 13, 2020. 

A limited number of complimentary tickets are held for all Noise Now events. Please contact Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx, Director of Cultural Programming, at to check availability for this event.

Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes with an intermision

artists + cast


  • Book, Lyrics, Music: Karole Foreman
  • Music: Allan Phillips
  • Director: TBD
  • Music Director: TBD


  • Cleopatra: April Nixon
  • Antonio: Joey Molina
  • Enobarus: Victor E. Chan
  • Caesar: Jonathan Lee
  • Lepidus: Justin Anthony Long
  • Eros: Melody Butiu
  • Charmaine/Menas: Eric B. Anthony
  • Alex/Pompey: Dale E. Turner
  • Iras/Octavia: Sarah Kennedy
  • Philo: Alexander Pimental
  • Demetrius/Fortune Teller: Joey Ruggiero

The Signal Hill Sandbox, a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a 501(c)3 charity, was created by actor, writer, and performer, Karole Foreman. The mission of The Sandbox is to create and produce diverse and inclusive stories that speak directly and powerfully about issues affecting our communities.