Julius Caesar

Tragedy - Revival

Mercury Theatre (November 11, 1937 - January 22, 1938)
National Theatre (January 24, 1938 - March 28, 1938)
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  • Opening Date: November 11, 1937
  • Closing Date: March 28, 1938
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 157

Playwright: William Shakespeare


In William Shakespeare's tragedy of political ambition, corruption and betrayal, Roman senators Brutus and Cassius lead a group effort to assassinate the powerful Julius Caesar, then battle with Mark Antony over control of the state.


Opening Night Cast

William Alland Marullus
Evelyn Allen Calpurnia
Arthur Anderson Lucius
Muriel Brassler Portia
Grover Burgess Ligarius
Francis Carpenter Octavius Caesar
Joseph Cotten Publius
George Coulouris Marc Antony
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
Orson Welles Orson Welles Director
  Samuel Leve Scenic Design
  Henry Senber Press Representative
Orson Welles Orson Welles Producer
  John Houseman Producer
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