Julius Caesar, co-directed by two longtime Shakespeare & Company artists, Andrew Borthwick-Leslie and Michael F. Toomey, is next up as part of the Conservatory at Shakespeare & Company. Now in its seventh year, the Conservatory, a 13-week professional actor-training program includes 10-16 promising actors from across the country and around the globe. This year’s program features a group of 10 who will expose Shakespeare’s poetry-filled psychological drama Julius Caesar for three performances in the Tina Packer Playhouse.
Performances of Julius Caesar will run in the Tina Packer Playhouse December 13 at 7:00 p.m. and December 14 at 1:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. Tickets are general admission, $20 for adults and $10 for students. The Tina Packer Playhouse is wheelchair accessible. For further information and to order tickets visit the website at www.Shakespeare.org or call the Box Office at (413) 637-3353.
Julius Caesar follows the conspiracy against and the assassination of the Roman dictator and the aftermath that ensues from his murder. Julius Caesar is a time-transcending tale that spotlights liberty, honor and friendship, where the visceral meets the intellectual. Julius Caesar is the perfect vehicle to challenge, engage and strengthen this group of up-and-coming actors.