Julius Caesar, The New American Theatre at McCadden Place Theatre

Photo by Jack Stehlin.

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare.

Dany Margolies – ArtsInLA.com

Apparently this Shakespeareplay doesn’t need to be performed on the steps of a real-life city hall to impress. Here, a chamber version captures the story’s expanse while feeling immediate, near, and unfortunately modern. Add in the casting of women in traditionally male roles, modern-day business attire, and non-declamatory performances, and the production plays like an Aaron Sorkin series. Read more…