"Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings thou hast
Will we listen?
Inspired by Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
Devised by Intermission Youth Theatre
Written by Darren Raymond
'I speak not to disprove what Brutus spoke but here am I to speak what I do know'. Mark Anthony (Julius Caesar Act 3 scene 2)
'It ain't no lie that we 're dying in our endz but here we are to speak what we do know to keep us alive'. Intermission Youth Theatre
Summary of Julius Caesar
This drama is one of the great tragedy themed plays by William Shakespeare.
Julius Caesar is a highly ambitious political leader in Rome and his aim is to become dictator.
Caesar is warned that he must "beware the Ides of March". The prophecy comes true and Caesar is assassinated due to the plotting of Cassius and the somewhat indifferent Marcus Brutus.
The loyal friend of Julius Caesar, Mark Antony, provides the famous eulogy ("Friends, Romans, and Countrymen…")
Brutus and Cassius meet their inevitable defeat which plunges the country into civil war.
Summary of Wasted
Jay Caesar is a highly popular school kid from Harvey Nicks School, for reason's uncertain he is forced to leave his school and join the rival school Harrods high.
On arrival he is greeted with mixed emotions, many are against his presence - with the exception of his close friends Brutus and Marc Anthony - as he came from the rival school.
His aim is to win the hearts of all at Harrods High and in order to achieve this he decides to run for Head Prefect.
His decision sparks a secret revolt led by Kassie (Cassius) but can she convince Brutus and the rest that Caesar must perish…
"Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings thou hast ordained strength" Will we listen?
Here in this new play young aspiring actors work alongside professionals to bring us a piece of theatre that explores friendship, loyalty and rivalry. Full of energy, humour and pathos this play has been devised by our youth theatre having studied Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Darren Raymond, Artistic Director of Intermission Theatre has taken their living language in an engaging way to create an unmissable piece that Shakespeare himself would be proud of.
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