Nicholas Hytner directs a new take on the Shakespeare classic.
Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London.
Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.
Nicholas Hytner’s production will thrust the audience into the street party that greets Caesar’s return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that explodes in its wake.
Expected run time approximately 2 hours 15 mins, with no interval.
- Tickets: $15. They will be sold online until 24 hours before showtime, or by calling Falmouth Academy at 508-457-9696, ext. 200. They will also be sold at the door (cash/check only.) To avoid disappointment, we recommend purchasing tickets ahead.
- Light refreshments will be available for purchase.
Please note that Julius Caesar will contain some strobe lighting.