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Julius Caesar: The 30-Minute Shakespeare presents eight spellbinding scenes from this timeless masterpiece. The action begins as the soothsayer warns Caesar of the Ides of March and continues as Brutus conspires against Caesar. Other key scenes include Caesar’s riveting assassination and Antony’s stirring funeral oration. This adaptation closes with Cinna the Poet’s death at the hands of the mob, the quarrel between Brutus and Cassius, and Brutus’ suicide.
The edition includes a preface by Nick Newlin containing helpful advice on presenting Shakespeare in a high school setting with novice actors, as well as an appendix with play-specific suggestions and recommendations for further resources.