Appalachian Shakespeare Center at EKU Returns to The Ravine with Summer Production of Julius Caesar

Published on June 30, 2023

The Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) Appalachian Shakespeare Center's summer production has returned with performances of “Julius Caesar.” The community is invited to enjoy performances held in EKU’s The Ravine. 

The play by William Shakespeare, accounts the events leading to the death of Julius Caesar, the leader of the Roman Republic with a massive populist following. Seeing the potential for tyranny in Caesar, the honorable Brutus and the scheming Cassius plot a conspiracy to assassinate Caesar. Then when Caesar's friend, Mark Antony, propagandized the citizens, strife and civil war ensue. 

Performance Dates for “Julius Caesar” in EKU’s Ravine:

  • July 28 at 7:30 p.m.

  • July 29 at 7:30 p.m.

General admission is free of charge. Local food vendors including Kentucky Strong BBQ, Drea’s Catfish Bucket and Kona Ice will be on site before and during performances. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and enjoy Shakespeare in the Ravine. 

Several additional performances will be held throughout the month of July in Woodland Park in Lexington. Additional information and performances can be found on