National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar

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National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar
National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar

May 13, 2:00 pm

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“O judgement! thou art fled to brutish beasts, And men have lost their reason…”

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.

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.

Recorded live from The Bridge Theatre, London and rebroadcast here on the big screen in our PepsiCo Theatre.

Please note: The Cafe at The Center will be CLOSED on Sunday, May 13. Please plan accordingly.

Experience the best in British theatre right here at Purchase College! National Theatre Live events are filmed in front of a live audience, with cameras carefully positioned to ensure that cinema audiences get the ‘best seat in the house’ view. Productions are rebroadcast throughout the world.

More National Theatre Live this spring:

Peter Pan
Sunday, March 11, 2pm
http://www.artscenter.org/events/national-theatre-live-peter-pan/

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Sunday, March 25, 2pm
http://www.artscenter.org/events/national-theatre-live-cat-hot-tin-roof/

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Thursday, April 19, 7pm
http://www.artscenter.org/events/national-theatre-live-rosencrantz-guildenstern-dead/