About the show:

The Hanover Theatre Repertory (THT Rep) will perform on the steps of city hall and the Worcester Common this August through a partnership with the City of Worcester and support from the Downtown Worcester Business Improvement District. Offered free and open to the public, William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar is our gift to the community, subsidized by our generous sponsors. Together, we want to recognize the extraordinary support we’ve received throughout the pandemic while offering a safe way for people to connect through the experience of the performing arts.  

A response to our nation's ongoing conflicts, Julius Caesar is equal parts political drama and civil war epic. This timely tragedy chronicles the battle for the soul of a republic and warns of what befalls when civil strife erupts in civil war.  

Our immersive, energetic staging will unfold on the Worcester Common, where audience members are encouraged to wear togas and to boo and cheer alongside the action.