Caligula

by  Albert Camus

Full Length Play, Drama  /  8m, 2f

"Has given the theatre a red hot glow." - N.Y. World Telegram & Sun

Caligula explores the absolutism of power and the catastrophe of tyranny. Caesar summons his council, whose first thought is of taxes. Very well, says Caesar, if taxes are more important than human hearts, he may safely kill without conscience. He pu…

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    8m, 2f
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    Docudrama/Historic

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Caligula explores the absolutism of power and the catastrophe of tyranny. Caesar summons his council, whose first thought is of taxes. Very well, says Caesar, if taxes are more important than human hearts, he may safely kill without conscience. He pursues the logic to the bitter end. In the last scene, he is murdered, an ending he knew was inevitable.
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"Has given the theatre a red hot glow." - N.Y. World Telegram & Sun

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