‘Beware the Ides of March…’
Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres Robert Hastie has today announced full casting for his inaugural production as Artistic Director – William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar.
Samuel West returns to Sheffield (where he was Artistic Director from 2005 – 2007) to play Brutus. He is joined by Elliot Cowan as Mark Antony, Chipo Chung as Portia/Octavius, Jonathan Hyde as Julius Caesar and Zoë Waites as Cassius.
The cast is completed by Lisa Caruccio Came (Calpurnia), Pandora Colin (Casca), Robert Goodale (Lepidus), Alison Halstead (Metellus), Mark Holgate(Cinna), Arthur Hughes (Lucius), Robinah Kironde (Popilus, Clitus), Lily Nichol (Soothsayer), Royce Pierreson (Ligarius, Dardanius), Abigail Thaw (Trebonius) and Paul Tinto (Artemidorus, Pindarus) .
The production opens at the Crucible on 23 May, with previews from 17 May, and runs until 10 June.
A hero returns. An assassination is foreseen. A city is turned upside-down.
Shakespeare’s searing political thriller asks, when the majority choose a dangerous leader, what should the honourable citizen do?
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