‘Cleopatra: Queen Of Kings’

How much do you know about Cleopatra? Or how much do you think you know? Louisville Ballet’s performance of “Cleopatra: Queen of Kings” is sure to be an entertaining way to learn more about this Egyptian empress. The performance blends elements from Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” and “Antony & Cleopatra” with facts from historical scholarship. Dancers will not just be en pointe either, award-winning step dancers from Western Middle School will join the outdoor performance. The two-act show features a score composed by acclaimed Kentucky composer Scott Moore and choreography from Erica De La O. —Emma Rubin

Wednesday, July 31–Aug. 4

Central Park
8-10 p.m. | Free
1340 S. Fourth St.