Julius Caesar Part 1: Introduction & Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2

The text, sources and performance history of Julius Caesar Flavius and Marullus disperse the crowd The running of the Lupercalia The soothsayer’s warning to Caesar: Beware the Ides of March! Cassius makes his first overture to Brutus Caesar likes fat guys Casca’s story about Caesar

Julius Caesar Part 3: Act 2, Scenes 2, 3 and 4 & Act 3, Scene 1

Calpurnia’s strange dream The augurers find a beast without a heart Decius Brutus convinces Caesar to go The conspirators come to collect Caesar Artemidorus’ warning letter to Caesar Portia and the soothsayer The road to the Capitol and the missed warnings Popilius Lena jumps the gun Metellus Cimber’s request Caesar the North Star Assassination! Washing … [Read more…]

Julius Caesar Part 5: Act 4, Scenes 2 and 3

Brutus has doubts about Cassius Cassius is mad at Brutus Brutus accuses Cassius of taking bribes Brutus is short on cash Brutus and Cassius make up A poet interrupts Brutus and Cassius Portia is dead Portia is dead again? The decision to fight at Philippi Lucius’ song Great Caesar’s ghost Setting off early

Julius Caesar Part 6: Act 5, Scenes 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

Antony and Octavius disagree about battle tactics Parley before battle Cassius’ birthday Brutus and Cassius say goodbye Brutus attacks! Pindarus reports on Titinius’ ride Cassius’ suicide and Pindarus’ escape Titinius’ suicide Brutus finds Cassius’ body The second battle Lucilius impersonates Brutus Brutus’ difficult suicide Antony and Octavius pay tribute to Brutus