Julius Caesar, directed by Phyllida Lloyd, Donmar Warehouse. Jenny Jules as Cassius.
(Photo by Helen Maybanks)
Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is a violent cautionary tale about the abuse of power. Moliere’s The Learned Ladies is a genial satire about social and intellectual pretension. As WNYC’s Sarah Montague reports, each is being interpreted this season in an unusual way: with all women casts.
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