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Julius Caesar

February 5

March 24, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Jonathan Munby

Visually thrilling, exciting and richly wrought…you won’t have any trouble embracing this production

Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

 

The Play

When men feel they can no longer trust their elected leader, where is the line between patriotism and personal ambition? Acclaimed British director Jonathan Munby—whose work has graced the stages of Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare's Globe—ignites the fiery power of the most enduring political assassination in history. Within the uniquely personal setting of CST’s Courtyard Theater, audience members feel each spark of emotion as words are wielded like knives in Shakespeare’s epic tale of ambition, betrayal and consequence.

 

WATCH & LISTEN

Video: Julius Caesar at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Gallery: Julius Caesar

Audio: Julius Caesar PreAmble by Gina Buccola - March 2, 2012

 

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The Players

Creative Team

Jonathan Munby Director

Alexander Dodge Scenic Designer

Ilona Somogyi Costume Designer

Philip S. Rosenberg Lighting Designer

Lindsay Jones Composer and Sound Designer

Melissa Veal Wig and Make-up Designer

Matt Hawkins Fight Choreographer

Cast

Brenda Barrie Portia

Adam Brown Servant to Antony/ Young Cato

McKinley Carter Soothsayer

Olivia Crary Ensemble Intern

David Darlow Julius Caesar

Javier Ferreira Ensemble Intern

Dennis Grimes Cinna the Conspirator/Lucilius

Terry Hamilton Trebonius/Commander of the Triumvirate

Torrey Hanson Cicero/Cinna the Poet

Andrew Hubbard Ensemble Intern

Dion Johnstone Marc Antony

Jason Kolotouros Caius Cassius

John Light Marcus Brutus

Dan Lin Ensemble Intern

David Lively Ligardus/Lepidus

Ryan McBride Ensemble Intern

Brendan Meyer Ensemble Intern

Matt Mueller Metellus Cimber/ Messala

Savannah Rae Ensemble Intern

Chris Rickett  Pindarus/Servant to Caesar

Barbara E. Robertson Calphurnia

Austin Talley Servant to Octavius/Clitus

Samuel Taylor Flavius/Octavius/ Popilius

Bret Tuomi Murellus/Artemidorus

Demetrios Troy Decius Brutus/Titinius

Alex Weisman Lucius

P. Tucker Worley Ensemble Intern

Larry Yando Casca

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