In the fall of 1937, Orson Welles selected Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” as the first production at this newly-founded Mercury Theater. He subtitled the production, “Death of a Dictator,” and dressed his cast the clothes and uniforms of Fascist Italy. New York Times theater critic Brooks Atkinson noted that the manner and appearance of the Caesar … Continued

Source: KY Shakes’ ‘Caesar,’ after political controversy in NYC – LEO Weekly

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