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The Court-Martial of Brutus – a Shakespeare mock trial

November 7, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

assassination of Julius Caesar
Join lawyers and actors as Brutus has been captured alive and put on trial by a military commission for his role in Caesar’s assassination.

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Gordon Gidlund (Court Clerk), Bryan H. Wildenthal (Judge Pompius Rabius), and Bill Glaser (Dr. Themison of Laodicea)
After a hiatus of two years, the Society is proud to announce the resumption of the Mock Trial project. On Sunday, November 7th at 2:00 p.m., at the Coronado Library, The Court-Martial of Brutus will take place. Our premise is that Brutus is captured alive at the Battle of Philippi and put on trial by a military commission for his role in the assassination of Julius Caesar. Brutus pleads not guilty by reason of temporary insanity due to psychological manipulation by Cassius and the prevailing mass hysteria of the time. Cast and participants:
    • Judge: Bryan H. Wildenthal
    • Clerk: Amanda Walter
    • Prosecutor: Samuel W. Bettwy
    • Defense: Ashley Engelman
    • Calphurnia: Susan Benninghoff
    • Casca: Kevin Manley
    • Antony: Michael Rodriguez
    • Themison: Bill Glaser
    • Brutus: Josh Freeman
    • Understudy: Gordon L. Gidlund
  This event is free and open to the public and will also be streamed. The approximate running time is 90 minutes. Audience members in attendance must wear masks throughout regardless of vaccination status.  


November 7, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Coronado Public Library
640 Orange Av
Coronado, CA 92118 United States
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