Theater review: The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, tyranny, and the Stoicism of Brutus

(Brandon J. Dirden playing Brutus.)

Not long ago I went to see “The tragedy of Julius Caesar,” by William Shakespeare, in the Polonsky Shakespeare Center (Brooklyn, NY) production, directed by Shana Cooper. The New York Times’ Alexi Soloski really disliked it, but I’ll explain in the postscriptum to this article why Soloski — in my perhaps not too humble opinion — completely missed the…