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Shakespeare in the Park's Julius Caesar Celebrates Opening Night

Free performances continue through June 18.

Julius Caesar stars Eisa Davis and Elizabeth Marvel grab a photo with director Oskar Eustis on opening night at the Delacorte Theater.
(© Tricia Baron)

The Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar opened last night, Monday, June 12, at the Delacorte Theater. The production opened, amid recent controversies, after beginning previews May 23 and are set to continue through June 18. Check out photos from the big night 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 includes 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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