Shakespeare for School

A first introduction to Shakespeare and his works

Cover for The Comedy, History and Tragedy of William Shakespeare

CAST OF CHARACTERS

 

Who would you want to be?

 

Julius Caesar a great army leader who looks set to become King of Rome

Calphurnia Caesar's wife

Octavius Caesar's adopted son

Brutus a noble and  friend of Caesar. Brutus has the biggest role in the play.

Portia Brutus's wife

Cassius a general and leader of the conspirators against Caesar

Casca a tribune (Roman politician) and conspirator against Caesar

Cinna a fellow conspirator

Cinna the poet mistaken for Cinna the conspirator

Mark Antony a general and Caesar's friend

Flavius and Marullus tribunes who are against Caesar

The soothsayer who sees the future and warns Caesar of the danger

Lepidus a wealthy banker who joins Antony against the conspirators

Cicero a senator (another type of Roman politician)

Messala, Tintinius, Lucilius, Volumnius and Young Cato Brutus's friends

 

plus other servants, soldiers and Roman citizens

WATCH THE PLAY

To truly appreciate the play, you should see it performed.

 

To be updated soon

 

For a UK-wide listing, click this link: Shakespeare in Performance

 

 

Julius Caesar

ACT BY ACT

 

Act I

Act II

Act III

Act IV

Act V

Coming soon

 

 

 

 

PUT ON THE PLAY

Julius Caesar is one of the specially abridged plays for primary school children from The Shakespeare Schools Festival.

 

To find out more, visit www.ssf.uk.com

 

 

Illustration of Julius Caesar

Illustrations © Adria Meserve 2014. Text © Penny Worms 2014. All rights reserved.