In Rehearsal With the Public Theater's Julius Caesar
Directed by Oskar Eustis, free performances begin May 23.
The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar is now in rehearsals. Oskar Eustis directs the production at the Delacorte Theater, with opening night set for June 12 and performances continuing through June 18. Check out photos from the rehearsal room in the gallery below.
The complete cast of Julius Caesar will feature 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). Yusef Bulos replaces the previously announced Stephen Adly Guirgis who had to depart the production due to writing conflicts.
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.