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Julius Caesar (Gallery Players)

Members say: Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing, Ambitious, Relevant
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The Gallery Players present a streamlined staging of Shakespeare's story of ambition, duty, and political intrigue, which plays out in 16 scenes that use every corner of the troupe's Park Slope venue.

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In 'Julius Caesar,' we see how easy it is for well-intentioned patriots to let disagreement slip into bloody civil war. War hero Julius Caesar is welcomed back to Rome. But fear of the citizens' devotion to Caesar pushes many of his closest friends to wonder how far will he go with such populist support. After his fateful assassination on the Ides of March, how will the populace react?

 

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90
Absorbing, Relevant, Riveting, Great staging

See it if Excellent cast. Brutus, Cassius, Mark Antony wonderful. Great staging. The whole ensemble wonderful. Wonderful evening of theater. Go.

Don't see it if you hate Shakespeare or good theater.

97
Ambitious, Masterful, Riveting, Great staging

See it if Great use of space. Stunningly 'choreographed'. Disturbingly upsetting. Riveting.

Don't see it if ...

99
Edgy, Great acting, Refreshing, Great staging

See it if Full Cast of talented 30 somethings grab this classic by its throat and do a great job of telling the tale of betrayal and revenge in a comp

Don't see it if you are just Caesared out.

Also in a compelling way. small theatre seating 90, gets all a front row se... Read more Read less

89
Great acting, Riveting, Great staging

See it if you enjoy Shakespeare with solid direction and great acting.

Don't see it if you're offended by non-traditional casting.

88
Ambitious, Clever, Great acting, Relevant, Great staging

See it if you enjoy exciting modern takes on Shakespeare, you want to see diversity on stage, you want to see some women kill classic male roles :)

Don't see it if you are a purist, you don't like Shakespeare.

Also I was pleasantly surprised by this production I have to say. The Galle... Read more Read less

95
Absorbing, Edgy, Great acting, Intense, Riveting

See it if You like theater that's ALIVE

Don't see it if You like your Shakespeare served cold

80
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Intense, Relevant

See it if You like classic story reincarnation in a minimalist dystopian. The acting was relatable with on-point monologue and annunciation. Solid.

Don't see it if You're into fancy scenery, costume and lighting. This is low-tech but intense. The power of acting and your imagination will transform you.

100
Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining

See it if You like Shakespeare. And art in general

Don't see it if You're over Ceasar

78
Great acting, Intelligent, Relevant, Resonant, Great staging

See it if You love Shakespeare and like quirky productions.

Don't see it if You like a long, drawn out show.

97
Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if You like engaging, clear, fast paced classical plays with great staging. Even if--or especially if-you've seen any of the other JCs this yr.

Don't see it if You need puffy shirts in your Shakespeare.

98
Absorbing, Ambitious, Great acting, Relevant

See it if you want fast-paced and accessible Shakespeare put on by a young and energetic cast

Don't see it if you aren't willing to grapple with your ideas of the 'populace,' democracy, and tyranny

99
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Great staging

See it if Fast-moving, creative and expertly executed production. Dialogue shines. Wonderful choreography and dynamic talent.

Don't see it if you want a comedy