The Verdict: Critics Review All-Female Julius Caesar at St. Ann's Warehouse

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10 Oct 2013

The Donmar Warehouse's all-female production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar officially opened Oct. 9 after previews that began Oct. 3 at St. Ann's Warehouse. 



Running through Nov. 3, Julius Caesar is directed by Phyllida Lloyd (Mary Stuart, Mamma Mia!, the film "The Iron Lady").

This production of Julius Caesar was first performed at the Donmar Warehouse November 2012- February 2013.

Most members of the ensemble that performed in the world premiere at the Donmar have returned for the American premiere. The cast includes Jade Anouka as Calpurnia, Metellus Cimber and Pindarus; Frances Barber as Caesar; Helen Cripps as Cinna the Poet and on drums; Clare Dunne as Portia and Octavius Caesar; Jennifer Joseph as Trebonius; Jenny Jules as Cassius; Cush Jumbo as Mark Antony; Irene Ketikidi as Dardanius, and on guitar; Carrie Rock as the Soothsayer; Harriet Walter as Brutus; and Danielle Ward as Lepidus and Clitus, and on bass.

Joining the production for the run at St. Ann’s Warehouse are Susan Brown as Casca; Meline Danielewicz as Cinna and Volumnius; and Susan Wokoma as Lucius.

The critics have filed their reviews and Playbill.com has collected them for our readers. Click through to read them all. Playbill.com will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.

AM New York

Entertainment Weekly

Huffington Post 

New York Post

The New York Times

Time Out New York

Tickets, which are $50–$80, can be purchased online at stannswarehouse.org; by phone at (718) 254-8779; and in person at the St. Ann’s Warehouse Box Office at 29 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn.