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Julius Caesar

Synopsis
Recording of a stage performance of Julius Caesar performed at the Belasco Theater, New York, N.Y. The production was directed for stage by Daniel Sullivan and videotaped for Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) by Patrick Hoffman.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1 Jun 2005
Duration
138 mins

Credits

Director
Daniel Sullivan
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Ralph Funicello
Costume
Jess Goldstein
Contributor
Patrick Hoffman
Cast
William SadlerJulius Caesar
Eamonn WalkerMark Antony
Patrick PageDecius Brutus
Colm FeoreCaius Cassius
Jessica HechtPortia
Dan MoranVolumnius
David CromwellCicero
David CromwellCinna the Poet
Denzel WashingtonMarcus Brutus
Henry WoroniczTrebonius
Henry WoroniczMurellus
Howard W. OvershownDardanius
Jack Willis (2)Casca
Jason Manuel OlazabalPopillius
John Douglas ThompsonFlavius
Keith DavisPindarus
Keith DavisCobbler
Kelly AuCoinOctavius Caesar
Maurice JonesLucius
Overshown. Howard W.Carpenter
Patrick PageMessala
Peter Jay FernandezMetellus Cimber
Peter Jay FernandezLucilius
Stephen Lee AndersonTitinius
Stephen Lee AndersonSoothsayer
Tamara TunieCalphurnia

Additional Details

Theatre
Belasco Theatre, New York City
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Julius Caesar
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting

Notes

History
The show ran April 3- June 12, 2005.
Reviews
John Simon in New York Theatre observed ‘Miscast and misdirected, Denzel Washington is a poor Brutus in a worse Julius Caesar’.

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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