The skies over ancient Rome blaze with terrifying portents, and soothsayers warn Julius Caesar of approaching doom. As conspiracy swirls through the city, Shakespeare explores the deep repercussions of political murder on the human heart. A classic tale of duplicity, betrayal and murder, performed by an all-star, all-American cast in this BBC and KCRW co-production.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Bonnie Bedelia as Calpurnia
Jack Coleman as Casca
John de Lancie as Cassius
Richard Dreyfuss as Marc Antony
Harold Gould as Caesar
Kelsey Grammer as Murellus
Arye Gross as Octavius
Stacy Keach as Marcus Brutus
John Randolph as Flavius/Artemidorus
JoBeth Williams as Portia
With Lee Arenberg, David Birney, Josh Fardon, Arthur Hanket, Rudy Hornish, Basil Langton, Jon Matthews, Paul Mercier, James Morrison, Marnie Mosiman, George Murdock, John Vickery, Andrew White, and Paul Winfield.
Directed by Martin Jenkins. Recorded before a live audience at KCRW Studios, Santa Monica in November, 1994.