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'Julius Caesar' Opens at Orlando Shakespeare Theater


 
 
Paul Bernardo in 'Julius Caesar' (photo by Tony Firriolo)
Paul Bernardo in 'Julius Caesar' (photo by Tony Firriolo)
PRLog - Mar. 24, 2014 - ORLANDO, Fla. -- WHAT
Julius Caesar
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Tina Packer

SUMMARY
Shakespeare’s classic drama comes to life in a timeless retelling performed in the intimate Goldman Theater. When men feel they can no longer trust their leader, where is the line between patriotism and personal ambition? Julius Caesar is a dazzling masterpiece of betrayal, violence, and perhaps most surprisingly — love.

WHEN
March 19 - April 20, 2014
Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.

WHERE
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in the Goldman Theater
Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32803

CAST
Cassius, Ensemble.....................Jason Asprey*
Calpurnia, Portia, Ensemble.......  Anne Hering*
Brutus, Ensemble.......................Paul Bernardo*
Caesar, Ensemble......................Nigel Gore*
Casca, Ensemble.......................Jim Ireland*
Antony, Ensemble......................Esau Pritchett*
Octavius Caesar, Ensemble................ A. Ross Neal

PRODUCTION TEAM
Director......................................Tina Packer
Fight Director…………………….   Bill Warriner
Assistant Director………………..  Thomas Ouellette
Set Designer...............................Ryan McGettigan
Costume Designer ..................... Kristina Tollefson**
Lighting Designer.......................  Eric Haugen**
Sound Designer.......................... Britt Sandusky
Movement Coach………………..   Kristin Wold
Stage Manager ..........................    George Hamrah*

*Denotes a Member of Actors’ Equity Association
**Denotes a Member of United Scenic Artists

TICKET INFORMATION

DATES AND PRICES

Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. – all seats $35, $30, $20
Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. – all seats $40, $35, $30
Preview Performances - $18; Senior Matinees - $17

DISCOUNTS
Group Sales:
20% off groups of 10+
Student Rush: $12 - 30 minutes prior to show w/ valid student ID
Military/Student Price: $10 off single ticket prices

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION AND RELATED EVENTS

OPENING NIGHT PARTY

Prior to the show on Friday, March 21, audience members are invited to enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres from CRAVE America (www.CRAVEamerica.com). The Opening Night Party begins at 6:30 p.m. and everyone is invited. No RSVP necessary.

OPENING NIGHT PRE-SHOW CHAT
Join us in the Patron’s Room on Friday, March 21 at 6:45 p.m. for a brief, informative discussion with the director and members of the artistic team about the creative process.

PROLOGUE SERIES
Starting 30 minutes before each performance of Julius Caesar, an Orlando Shakes actor leads the audience in a discussion of the plot, themes, and major characters in the production.

THURSDAY TALK BACK
Stay after the performance on Thursday, April 3 for an informal Q & A with the cast and members of the design team.

ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE INFORMATION

Preview Dates:
March 19 & 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Opening Date: March 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Senior Matinees: March 26 at 2 p.m.; April 2, 9, and 16 at 2 p.m.
$20 Under 30: March 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Single tickets to Julius Caesar are available by calling (407) 447-1700, online at http://www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the Box Office located inside the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street in Orlando’s Loch Haven Cultural Park.

Julius Caesar is sponsored by A. Brian Phillips, OUC and the Orlando Shakespeare Theater Guild. Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s production is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Orlando Shakespeare Theater is supported by United Arts of Central Florida, host of power2give.org/centralflorida, and the collaborative Campaign for the Arts. Orlando Shakespeare Theater is also sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.


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