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Julius Caesar Performance

Julius Caesar

The skies over ancient Rome blaze with terrifying portents, and soothsayers warn Julius Caesar of approaching doom. As conspiracy swirls through the city, Shakespeare explores the deep repercussions of political murder on the human heart. A classic tale of duplicity, betrayal and murder, masterfully performed by an all-star, all-American cast in this BBC co-production.
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The skies over ancient Rome blaze with terrifying portents, and soothsayers warn Julius Caesar of approaching doom. As conspiracy swirls through the city, Shakespeare explores the deep repercussions of political murder on the human heart. A classic tale of duplicity, betrayal and murder, masterfully performed by an all-star, all-American cast in this BBC co-production.

©, (P)1995 L.A. Theatre Works

What the Critics Say

"This is pure and compelling radio drama." (Los Angeles Times)

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    brenty United States 03-16-14
    brenty United States 03-16-14 Member Since 2015
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    "Devious"

    John de Lancie as Cassius is pure gold. I knew I recognized the voice, such a compelling performance. I had to look the credits up on the L.A. Theatre Works web site afterward to be sure. He really stole the show.

    The audio is definitely on the quiet side and hard to make out at times, what with all the scheming at all. But the great ensemble cast really brings this great play to life.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel Ossining, NY, United States 03-21-11
    Daniel Ossining, NY, United States 03-21-11
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    "Hard to understand using #4 Audio"

    I think I should have downloaded the enhanced audio version, because it was pretty hard for me to understand most of the lines. I had to keep the audio up all of the way just to try and understand it, and even that didn't help during the whispering scenes.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Lawrence L. Smith Jr. 03-14-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Beware the Idea of March.."

    A classic.. And still relevant.. Because the crisis of leadership is still what makes or breaks efforts to lead.. The doors to peace, which remain open, are still the ones that anyone can enter upon ..

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