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Julius Caesar


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.
Julius Caesar at The Bridge Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Shakespeare - tragedy

Director:
Nicholas Hytner

Author:
William Shakespeare

Music:
Nick Powell

Running time: 2 hrs 00 mins (no interval)

Age suitability:
Not available

Background


Nicholas Hytner's production will be in promenade, thrusting its 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.


Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius, leaders of the coup, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony, who brings Rome back under control after the conspirators' defeat.


With seating wrapped around the action, there will also be 250 promenading tickets at £25 available in advance for each performance.


Synopsis


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.


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One Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge Road
London SE1 2AA

Box office tel: 0843 208 1846

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Dates


Previews from:Saturday 20 January 2018

Closes:Sunday 15 April 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑45pm (Preview only)

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


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Cast


David Calder - Julius Caesar

Michelle Fairley - Cassius

David Morrissey - Mark Anthony

Ben Whishaw - Brutus


Creatives


Director: Nicholas Hytner
Designer: Bunny Christie
Costume designer: Christina Cunningham
Lighting: Bruno Poet
Sound: Paul Arditti
Fight director: Kate Waters

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