Julius Caesar at Bowie State University, Mar 10

Julius Caesar at Bowie State University, Mar 10

NYC’s The Acting Company presents
Julius Caesar
by William Shakespeare

Friday, March 10, 2017 7:30pm

Tackling essential questions about the balance of ambition, personal loyalty, and love of country, Shakespeare’s timeless political masterpiece has never been more relevant. Through the story of Julius Caesar, a rising political star torn down by his most trusted allies, audiences witness the art of persuasion, the ugliness of backroom politics, and the historical patterns we can’t stop repeating. This play is brought to you by visiting production, NYC’s The Acting Company.

Parental Advisory: Recommended for high school students and above.

Fine and Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, Bowie State University.

Tickets: $12 general admission, $7 Bowie State students, faculty and staff

Bob Bartlett

Julius Caesar at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 9-11

Julius Caesar at the Greenbelt Arts Center, Jan 9-11, 2015

Julius Caesar
by William Shakespeare
A guest production from The Rude Mechanicals
Directed by Jaki Demarest

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

Friday, January 9, 2015 at 8:00
Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 8:00
Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 2:00

“There are no morals in politics, there is only expedience. A scoundrel may be of use to us just because he is a scoundrel,” – Vladimir Lenin

“In a serious struggle, there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time.” – Leon Trotsky

“Death is the solution to all problems. No man – no problem.” – Joseph Stalin

Welcome, Comrade, to the eve of the glorious revolution. They say that Caesar is ambitious, and sure, they are all honorable men. Men who gather in darkened corners and talk in whispers of righteous murder. Brutus, whose political survival instincts are continually subverted by his intellect and convoluted moral sense, is the Trotsky to Octavius’ surer, more relentless Stalin. And Brutus’ revolution will take the bloody and disastrous course of too many others, ending with a worse tyrant than the one Brutus set himself against.

Ticket prices: $20 General Admission, $16 Students/Seniors/Military, $12 Youth (12 and under with adult). Buy tickets here.