Written by William Shakespeare
Presented by Bare Bones Shakespeare
Directed by Julia Nelson
One of Shakespeare’s most well-known plays, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar is a historical play based in Ancient Rome. Caesar, politically popular after his military victories, may kill the Roman republic by becoming king. But a conspiracy to kill Caesar before then might destroy the republic too.
One-hour blocks on Saturdays 2-6 pm and Wednesday the 19th 6-8 pm.
Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
Jan. 26 – Mar. 4, 2022
Mar. 5-12, 2022
- Please have a one-to-two minute monologue memorized. Monologues in verse from an early modern play (Shakespeare or contemporaries) are preferred but not required.
- Dress to move and expect to stay for 30-60 minutes.
- Due to performance venue requirements, all participants must show proof of covid vaccination.
There are no demographic requirements for roles in this production.
- Caesar: The soon-to-be emperor of Rome.
- Octavius: Caesar’s adopted heir and a military officer in training.
- Calpurnia: Caesar’s spouse.
- Mark Antony: A senator and general, and a supporter of Caesar and Octavius.
- Brutus: A senator and general, and a close friend of Cassius and Caesar.
- Portia: Brutus’s spouse.
- Cassius: A senator and general, and the leader of the plot to assassinate Caesar.
- Comp tickets and/or other perks,Stipend