Day: May 17, 2017

Julius Caesar gets an upgrade in new McNary play, #Caesar

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary High School is bringing William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar to the Ken Collins Theater stage May 17-20 but instead of physically murdering Caesar they are socially murdering him. The play, adapted by McNary drama director Dallas Myers with the help of students, is titled #Caesar and takes place in a present day high school. “We’re all students and we’re reading Julius Caesar but these students are these characters in real life,” said McNary senior Josiah Henifin, who plays Brutus. “This is all actually taking place in the classroom. We’re reading it in...

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