Julius Caesar

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Year
1956
Author
William Shakespeare
Abstract

Shakespeare’s famous telling of the bloody, conniving and murderous Roman empire around the rule and death of Julius Caesar.

Director
Peter O'Shaughnessy
Music director
David Kent
Cast
David Niven, Noel Ferrier, Hugh McDermott, Richard Pratt, Lionel Friedman, Marcel Cugola, Ray Lunney, Philip Sargeant, George Amos, John Collins, Peter de Berenger, Keith Wiltshire, David Fopp, Wyn McAlipn, Terry Brady, Barbara Norris, Judy Cross, David Connor, Bob Beckwith, Anne Stock.
Title
Julius Caesar
Start Date
13/06/1956
End Date
16/06/1956
Abstract
Author
Director
Music Director
Designer
Philip Sargeant
Company
Tin Alley Players
Venue
Award
Murray Sutherland Prize for Dramatic Arts for 1956 to Mr David Niven for his performance as Cassius in Julius Ceasar.
Cast
References
Program 1; Minutes; Farrago – 1956
Photo
Farrago, (“Tame”), 26th June 1956, p.7, ‘Pratt and Ferrier’.
Reviews
Five reviews of varything length, none of which have an indentifiable source. Most are scathing or tepid, though one defends the actors from a “guffawing audience”. Almost all reviews however single out David Niven for praise as Cassius.

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