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Julius Caesar
Information for Julius Caesar at The Civic, Barnsley (Play). When Caesar returns to Rome from the wars a virtual dictator, Brutus and his republican friends resolve that his ambition must be curbed - which in Rome can mean only one thing: the great general must be assassinated. But once the deed is done, the idealistic conspirators must reckon with the forces of a new power bloc, led by Mark Antony and Caesar's nephew Octavius. When their armies close at Philippi, will Caesar's ghost be avenged? Opposing dictatorship and republicanism, private virtue and mob violence, Shakespeare's tense drama of high politics reveals the emotional currents that flow between men in power. Icarus Theatre Collective inject fresh relevance into Shakespeare's political thriller by setting it in the near future. Using digital screens and creative graphics to underscore the parallels between the schemers of Ancient Rome, the turmoil of Shakespeare's England, and the power of fake news to destroy our world today. All performances Creative Captioned.
Approximate runtime 2 hours 30 minutes (including any interval).

Cast/Performers

Jonathan Blaydon (Cinna / Octavius), Eleanor Crosswell (Metellus Cimber), James Heatlie (Mark Antony), Lindsey Huebner (Casca), William Travis (Julius Caesar), Michael Skellern (Cassius), Rowan Winter (Brutus), Grace Cherry (Cinna the Poet), Angus Dunican (Marullus), Aimee Louise Bevan, Kitty Delvin, Anthony Harwood, Andrew Hislop, Fran Olivares, Lee Peck, Gemma Reynolds, Constanza Ruff, Dita Tantang, Sarah Warren

Creatives/Company

Author: Shakespeare
Company: Icarus Theatre Collective
Director(s): Max Lewendel, William Grint (Deaf Associate Director)
Producer: Elise Williamson
Design(s): Flavio Graff, Will Monks (video design)
Sound: Theo Holloway
 

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Julius Caesar

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Saturday, 5th October 2024.

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This performance is at The Civic
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Julius Caesar at The Civic, BarnsleyQTix Codes:
Listing: L650390578
Production: T421155016
Event: S3806
Venue: V959

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