Julius Caesar Announced For York Theatre Royal

Shakespeare’s Globe presents

Julius Caesar

York Theatre Royal, 10 & 11 June

Prepare to confront our own political landscape as Shakespeare’s epic tragedy Julius Caesar takes on startlingly new relevance as Shakespeare’s Globe and award-winning director Diane Page bring this brutal tale of ambition, incursion and revolution to life at York Theatre Royal on 10 and 11 June.

Conspiracy to kill, public broadcast of cunning rhetoric, a divisive fight for Greatness. Ancient Rome has never felt closer to home. When Cassius and Brutus decide Rome’s leader Julius Caesar poses a political threat to their beloved country, there’s only one solution.

Director Diane Page, winner of the 2021 JMK Award, brings Shakespeare’s brutal tale of ambition, incursion, and revolution to life as the Shakespeare’s Globe production tours across the UK.

CAST AND CREATIVES

Charlotte Bate (Cassius), Omar Bynon (Decius/Soothsayer), Anna Crichton (Brutus), Amie Francis (Calpurnia), Cash Holland (Portia/Murellus), Jack Myers (Casca/Octavian), Samuel Oakley (Mark Anthony), Dickson Tyrrell (Julius Caesar).

Assistant Director, Indiana Lown Collins. Casting, Becky Paris. Choreographer, Asha Jennings-Grant.

Composer, Simon Slater. Costume supervisor, Sian Harris. Designer, Khadija Raza. Director, Diane Page. Dramaturg, Jesse Haughton-Shawn. Fight Director, Rachel Bown-Williams. Fight Director, Ruth Cooper-Brown. Globe Associate – Movement, Glynn MacDonald. Globe Associate – Text, Christine Schmidle. Voice, Emma Woodvine.

Content guidance: depictions of war, self-harm and suicide, contains violence, stage blood and weapons including guns and knives.