Julius Caesar: The Shakesperience - William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar: The Shakesperience

By William Shakespeare

  • Release Date: 2013-01-09
  • Genre: Theater
4 Score: 4 (From 15 Ratings)

Book Synopsis

A Hands-on Experience with Shakespeare
Experience Julius Caesar in an unexpected and exciting new way with The Shakesperience, which combines an engagingly touchable interface + remarkable audio + photos and illustrations to create an interactive Shakespeare experience unlike any you've ever seen.

Get Into Reading Julius Caesar Faster
Our at-your-fingertip features allow you to more quickly immerse in and engage with the text.

At Your Fingertips
•Complete glossary with embedded explanations (Over 900 terms!) allows you to immediately translate words you don't know into contemporary English
•The result? Reading Shakespeare is easier and you'll "get" the play much faster. Simply put, we'll change the way you read Shakespeare.

Performance Audio
Julius Caesar: The Shakesperience takes you from the page to the stage with audio embedded right in the scenes.

Shakespeare's plays come alive in performance, and you'll hear some of the world's best, including:
•Orson Welles’ historic 1938 performance as Cassius
•Richard Dreyfuss as Mark Antony
•Sir Derek Jacobi acts as your narrator and explains the differences between each performance – you'll experience scenes changing based on how they're performed!
And much, much more

Our visuals come directly from some of the best performances with galleries that burst off the page with photos, production notes, set renderings, and costume designs.

The BEST of the iPad
The Shakesperience makes magic happen with all the best features of your iPad, including:
•Touch, tap, and swipe your way through the play
•Feature-packed but in a compact file size and no wifi needed!
•Full highlighting and note-taking abilities
•Fully reflowable and resizable text in portrait or landscape views that allow you to read the way you want to
•Photo galleries that can be swiped and enlarged bring the play to life

Developed with leading Shakespearean scholars and ideal for students, Julius Caesar: The Shakesperience's dynamic special features enhance the experience and make it the most friendly and fascinating Shakespeare you can imagine:
•How does an actor "Speak Shakespeare"? Former voice coach to the Royal Shakespeare Company Andrew Wade shows you
•A full cast of actors explains how they approached their roles
Julius Caesar in pop culture, including movies, parodies, and performances of Julius Caesar around the world
Text Editor
Robert Ormsby received his PhD from the University of Toronto in 2005. Besides essays on Canadian performances of classical drama (Toronto Slavic Quarterly, May 2003; Shakespeare Bulletin, Summer 2004), his publications include Descriptive Entries of Folger Library collection prompt-books for Coriolanus productions by John Philip Kemble, Samuel Phelps, and Henry Irving (The Shakespeare Collection) and a review of Shakespeare and the Force of Modern Performance by W.B. Worthen (Renaissance Quarterly, Summer 2004).

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