Julius Caesar at The Bridge Theatre

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Julius Caesar at The Bridge Theatre
Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy. Read More


Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat's popularity, the educated elite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital.

Nicholas Hytner's production will be in promenade, thrusting its audience into the street party that greets Caesar's return, the congress that witnesses his murder, the rally that assembles for his funeral and the chaos that explodes in its wake. Ben Whishaw and Michelle Fairley play Brutus and Cassius, leaders of the coup, David Calder plays Caesar and David Morrissey is Mark Antony, who brings Rome back under control after the conspirators' defeat.

With seating wrapped around the action, there will also be 250 promenading tickets at £25 available in advance for each performance. The production designer is Bunny Christie, with costumes by Christina Cunningham, lighting by Bruno Poet and music by Nick Powell.

Nicholas Hytner



Adult Ticket: £15.00 to £65.00 (€16.95 - €73.46) per ticket

Venue Details & Map

The Bridge Theatre

One Tower Bridge
0843208 1846

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