JULIUS CAESAR, Shakespeare’s first great tragedy, will be performed outdoors at Ballard Park in Westport, New York on September 6 at 3:00 pm. This is American Studio Theater’s 14th consecutive Labor Day weekend production for the town’s popular annual Shakespeare-in-the-Park festival. Free admission for all! The audience is encouraged to bring blankets and/or chairs for seating.
This production of JULIUS CAESAR, a story of political maneuvering, conspiracy and assassination, will be set in modern times. This production will be directed by festival regular Rebecca Lincoln and will feature actors from New York City and Los Angeles alongside several Westport local residents.
The performance will be outdoors at BALLARD PARK, Main Street, Westport, NY. In the event of rain the performance will be held indoors across the street at the Westport Heritage House, 6459 Main Street, Westport, NY 12993. The play has a run time of approximately 75 minutes with no intermission.
About Rebecca Lincoln
REBECCA LINCOLN (Director) is an actress and director based in Los Angeles. She is a founding member of Dream Theatre in Chicago and company member of American Studio Theater and Classical Theatre Lab in Los Angeles. Rebecca is a proud alumna of Northwestern University’s undergraduate drama program, and has earned MFA degrees in acting from Carnegie Mellon University and the Moscow Art Theatre. A few favorite roles include Princess in Love’s Labours Lost with American Studio Theater (NY, 2014), Sister 121 in Sister 121 at Dream Theatre (Chicago), Erin in Ismene at Actor’s Forum Theatre (LA) and Ophelia in Hamlet with Shakespeare by the Sea (LA). She has directed several productions for American Studio Theater’s annual free Shakespeare in the park series in New York, most notably HENRY V. Learn more at www.rebeccalincoln.com.
About America Studio Theater
AMERICAN STUDIO THEATER, founded in 1998 at the Moscow Art Theatre School, is a bi-coastal ensemble of artists who believe in theatre as an evolving art form. From its inaugural production in Manhattan to free Shakespeare in the Park in Westport, New York to world premieres by emerging playwrights in Los Angeles, AST is dedicated to pushing past conventional boundaries to create dynamic, engaging theater.