Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Presents Julius Caesar Abridged

| Burlington County Library

Short Shakespeare: Julius Caesar

Find yourself transported back in time to the ancient Roman capitol when The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) presents Julius Caesar, one of William Shakespeare’s most popular plays, live in the Burlington County Library Auditorium. Scheduled for Sunday, March 24, this dynamic performance will begin at 2 pm and is recommended for ages 11 and up. Admission is free, but seating is limited to 250 people and will be available on a first -come, first-served basis.

Originally called the "New Jersey Shakespeare Festival,” STNJ is one of the leading Shakespeare theatres in the nation and New Jersey's largest professional theatre company dedicated solely to Shakespeare's canon and other classic masterworks.

During the library’s suspenseful, abridged version of Julius Caesar, Shakespeare’s searing political thriller, visitors will be transported to a time when personal loyalty and patriotic duty collide as cries of revolt rock the Roman capitol. Described as dynamic and deeply relevant, the production is “a must-see for history buff or lovers of literature young and old,” according to the STNJ website.

A teaching theatre, STNJ serves approximately 75,000 adults and children annually and has garnered numerous awards and recognitions over the years. “Through its productions and education programs,” its website notes, “the company strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences.”

Be sure to mark your calendar for the chance to see this exciting and memorable STNJ production of Julius Caesar presented live at your library!

Audience: Tweens Adult Teens