"The atmosphere [Nauzyciel] creates is so hypnotically seductive that we find ourselves drawn into his dream of Caesar."—Boston Globe
Directed by Arthur Nauzyciel
French director Arthur Nauzyciel revives his "visually stunning, musically moody, and unceasingly stylish" (The Boston Globe) production of Julius Caesar, first created for Boston's influential American Repertory Theater in a US election year, 10 years ago. Now artistic director of the Théâtre National de Bretagne, Nauzyciel highlights the continuing relevance of Shakespeare's great political tragedy—with costumes and design that evoke the era of JFK, a live jazz trio, and provocative staging that refocuses the action so that the tyranny unfolds as the dream of a minor character, Brutus' slave Lucius.
Approximate run time: 3 hours and 20 minutes including intermission.
Apr 26–28, 2019
Zellerbach Hall Mezzanine Lobby
Join us for a reception and discussion following each performance. Free to ticket holders.
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Donor BenefitsDonor Event: Intermission Hospitality
Fri, Apr 26, 8pm
Zellerbach Hall Mezzanine
(Donors of $1500+)
Producer's Circle members are invited to join us for complimentary refreshments on the Mezzanine at Zellerbach Hall during the above performance(s). Donor Intermission Hospitality is the perfect place to enjoy a complimentary glass of wine in the company of other Producer's Circle members.
Membership benefits like these are our way of thanking our supporters for their much needed contributions. To find out how you can become a Donor, please call 510.643.8783 or visit our Support section.
Mt. Beautiful wines generously donated by Leigh Teece in appreciation of Cal Performances' education outreach.
As a service to our donors at the $750 level and above, we offer the opportunity to reserve parking for our performances. Reserve parking online 5 business days or more in advance of the performance, or by contacting Cal Performances' Development Department at 510.642.8653 or email email@example.com.
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Program notes will be available approximately one week before the performance.