Julius Caesar, Orlando Shakespeare Theater

Walt Disney Amphiteater at Lake Eoloa
April 12 – May 7, 2006

As Caesar, with Be Boyd as his wife Calpurnia, returning triumphant to Rome (PHOTO: Tony Firriolo)

As Caesar, brushing off the Soothsayer's warning about the ides of March (PHOTO: Tony Firriolo)

As Caesar, considering the prophetic dream of Be Boyd as Calpurnia (PHOTO: Tony Firriolo)

Addressing the Roman senate (PHOTO: Tony Firriolo)

About to receive the "unkindest cut of all" from Dan McCleary as Brutus (PHOTO: Tony Firriolo)


Critical Response

“As Caesar, Johnny Lee Davenport projects the power of a man who thinks he has earned every bit of it: He’s a lion of a man who no longer has to listen to what anybody else has to say.”
—Elizabeth Maupin, Orlando Sentinel (April 19, 2006)

“Caesar, as played by Johnny Lee Davenport, is a booming presence, both in voice and stature.”
—Matthew MacDermid, Talkinbroadway.com (May 7, 2006)

“Caesar played by Johnny Lee Davenport was exciting and hip.”
Cyns World Blog (May 7, 2006)