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Fate or Free Will? Post Theatre Company Presents Gender-Bending Version of ‘Julius Caesar’

Directed by Gail Winar of Roundabout Theatre Company; performances March 1-2, 7-10


Morgan Lyle,Assistant Director of Public Relations
LIU Post, Long Island University

SVPA Julius CaesarBrookville, N.Y. -- The Post Theatre Company, the not-for-profit resident theatre company at LIU Post, is proud to present seven performances of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” March 1-2 and 7-10. All shows will be at 7:30 p.m., except March 10 at 3 p.m. and an additional “pay-what-you-wish” 2 p.m. matinee on March 8, at the Little Theatre Mainstage.

Post Theatre Company embraces Shakespeare’s classic, cross-gender casting it in a way that’s meaningful for both contemporary performers and audiences.  This fast and furious 90-minute production is set in modern times and performed without an intermission.

Gail WinarDirector Gail Winar is a graduate of New York University and the Shakespeare Theatre Company's graduate program in classical acting for George Washington University.  She currently teaches for Broadway's Roundabout Theatre Company and Kean University in Union, N.J.  Her teaching credits also include guest artist residencies and workshops at New York University, Columbia University, Circle-in-the-Square Theatre, American Ballet Theatre and the Lee Strasberg Institute. Directing projects have included classical and contemporary works for the American Globe Theater, George Street Playhouse, Classics on Tour, New Jersey Repertory Company, Edinburgh International Fringe Festival, and Kean Players, among others.

Tickets for performances of “Julius Caesar” are $10 for the general public, and $5 for students and seniors, general admission seating.  For more information on the performances, or to purchase tickets, call the Post Theatre Company Box Office at (516) 299-2356 or email PTC@CWPOST.LIU.EDU.  All ticket revenue goes to a scholarship fund for theatre students.  The LIU Post Campus is located at 720 Northern Boulevard (Route 25A) in Brookville, between Glen Cove Road and Route 107.  There is free parking.

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Posted 02/12/2013

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