Giulio Cesare

Giulio Cesare

Opera


Overview


Synopsis

After a great battle, Julius Caesar has followed his foe, Pompey, into Egypt. In an ill-thought attempt to please Ceasar, the Egyptians murder Pompey to the horror of Pompey's wife, Cornelia, and his son, Sextus. Meanwhile, Cleopatra decides to use her beauty to seduce Ceasar to help defeat her brother, Ptolemaus. After Ceasar pledges his loyalty to Cleopatra, Sextus challenges Ptolemaus to a duel in order to avenge the memory of his father. When Sextus kills Ptolemaus, Cleopatra becomes the Queen of Egypt.


Characters

Male

Lead

Bass

Female

Lead

Soprano

Male

Supporting

Mezzo-Soprano



Show Information

Category
Opera
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
small
Licensor:
None/royalty-free
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult, late teen characters