Shakespeare in the Woods: Julius Caesar
"Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears..." Gamut Theatre, the combined theatre of Harrisburg Shakespeare Company and Popcorn Hat Players Children's Theatre, presents its highly anticipated educational engagement production of Julius Caesar. One of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies, Julius Caesar depicts the political conspiracy that leads to the assassination of one of the most powerful and successful leaders of the Roman Empire and the aftermath of this chilling historical event. The play explores hubris vs. humility and friendship vs. patriotism: "Et tu, Brute?"
Recommended for ages 12 and up, the production is extremely accessible, employing Gamut's unique educational outreach style of combining Shakespeare's original text with modern "narrations" to bridge the most famous scenes from the play together into an easy-to-understand story. Generously sponsored by Kyle Kauffman. Admission is by donation of any size.
The DeSoto Amphitheater for the Performing Arts is an expression of the Ned Smith Center's mission to merge the worlds of nature and the arts. At the DeSoto Amphitheater, the arts have a home surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the Ned Smith Center lands. Please join us as we celebrate the exciting 2019 season of this beautiful venue!
Doors open at 6 p.m., performances begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Tickets for most shows are $15 per person unless otherwise noted.
Please bring your favorite outdoor seating. We also allow picnics and BYOB. Our friends at Max's Grille and Sportsbar will be selling food at most shows.