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First Look at Public Theater's Julius Caesar

Directed by Oskar Eustis, the Shakespeare in the Park production began free performances May 23.

Gregg Henry (center) plays the titular Julius Caesar in the Public theater's production, directed by Oskar Eustis.
Gregg Henry (center) plays the title role in the Public Theater's production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, directed by Oskar Eustis.
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Performances of the Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar are underway at Central Park's Delacorte Theater. Under the direction of Oskar Eustis, opening night is set for June 12, with performances continuing through June 18. Check out photos from the production in the gallery below.

The complete cast of Julius Caesar features Tina Benko (Calpurnia), Teagle F. Bougere (Casca), Yusef Bulos (Cinna the Poet), Eisa Davis (Decius Brutus), Robert Gilbert (Octavius), Gregg Henry (Caesar), Edward James Hyland (Lepidus, Popilius), Nikki M. James (Portia), Christopher Livingston (Titinis, Cinna), Elizabeth Marvel (Antony), Chris Myers (Flavius, Messala, Ligarius), Marjan Neshat (Metullus Cimber), Corey Stoll (Marcus Brutus), John Douglas Thompson (Caius Cassius), and Natalie Woolams-Torres (Marullus).

The non-equity company will include Isabel Arraiza (Publius Clitus), Erick Betancourt, Mayaa Boateng (Soothsayer), Motell Foster (Trebonius), Dash King, Tyler La Marr (Lucillius), Gideon McCarty, Nick Selting (Lucius, Strato), Alexander Shaw (Octavius' Servant), Michael Thatcher (Cobbler), and Justin Walker White (Pindarus).

The creative team includes David Rockwell (scenic design), Paul Tazewell (costume design), Kenneth Posner (lighting design), Jessica Paz (sound design), and Leah J. Loukas (hair, wig, and makeup design). Original music and soundscapes are by Bray Poor.

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Closed: June 18, 2017