January 09, 2014
Contact: Debbie Carton
Art & Music Librarian
Berkeley Public Library
Berkeley, January 7, 2014 – Berkeley Public Library welcomes the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival as they present the touring company’s presentation of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar on Sunday, January 26, 2014, 2:00 p.m., in the 3rd Floor Community Meeting Room, at the Central Library, 2090 Kittredge)
Shakespeare’s exciting historical tale of politics and corruption in ancient Rome contains some of his eloquent writing. Mark Antony’s stirring and powerful, “Friends, Romans, countrymen” speech, Brutus’ struggle with his conscience and the thrilling final battle scenes have enthralled audiences for centuries. The 55 minute touring production presents a cast of five professional actors in costume, with set, props, and recorded music. The performance will be followed by a question and answer session with the cast. For questions regarding this program, call 510-981-6241.
This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Berkeley Public Library (www.berkeleylibraryfriends.org)
The Central Library is open Monday, noon-8 p.m., Tuesday, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., and Sunday afternoons from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Wheelchair accessible. For questions, or to request a sign language interpreter or other accommodations for this event, please call 510-981-6195 (voice) or 510-548-1240 (TTY at least five working days will help ensure availability. Please refrain from wearing scented products to public programs. Visit the library’s website: www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.