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
Venue: The Bridge Theatre
Started: Saturday 20 January 2018
Closed: Sunday 15 April 2018
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.


Julius Caesar will be broadcast by National Theatre Live on 22 March 2018.


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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Postal address:
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


Standard:
£65, £50, £35, £25, £15

Cast


CASCA - Adjoa Andoh

JULIUS CAESAR - David Calder

ENSEMBLE - Leaphia Darko

MARULLUS/ARTEMIDORUS - Rosie Ede

CASSIUS - Michelle Fairley

DECIUS BRUTUS - Leila Farzad

LUCIUS/CINNA THE POET - Fred Fergus

ENSEMBLE - Zachary Hart

CALPHURNIA - Wendy Kweh

MARK ANTHONY - David Morrissey

CAIUS LIGARIUS - Mark Penfold

TREBONIUS - Abraham Popoola

FLAVIUS/POPILIUS LENA - Sid Sagar

CINNA - Nick Sampson

METELLUS CIMBER - Hannah Stokely

BRUTUS - Ben Whishaw

OCTAVIUS - Kit Young


Creatives


Author: William Shakespeare
Composer: Nick Powell
Director: Nicholas Hytner
Designer: Bunny Christie
Costume designer: Christina Cunningham
Lighting: Bruno Poet
Sound: Paul Arditti
Fight director: Kate Waters

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