Probably as it should be for a group called the Actors’ Shakespeare Project, the performances in Julius Caesar are the thing.
Wonder why Boston theater is so bland, why there is so little political resistance?
If the ballyhoo around the Public Theater’s Julius Caesar is a sign of the times, then we have a lot more than Trump to fear.
With Julius Caesar, Bridge Repertory shows that it can assemble a strong ensemble and put together a memorable sensory experience.
Multiple Google searches suggest that no one is celebrating the 400th anniversary of the second of Ben Jonson’s tragedies. I don’t think I will live to see a production of CATILINE, but attention should be paid to this awkward but powerful script. Filled with moral strength, perceptive realpolitik, and rich poetry, it proffers a brilliant serio-comic meditation on political gangsterism.