National Geographic : 1924 Apr
Photograph by Soler, Tunis THE ROMAN THEATER AT CARTHAGE This photograph was taken soon after excavation. Now the columns have been covered over or removed. Inthis great ruin the representation of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" will be given for the first time in North Africa, on the anniversary ofthe poet's birth, this month (April 23, 1924). The performance has been arranged by Countess de Prorok, formerly Miss Alice Kenny, of New York.Itwill befollowed byavisit of'the Comedie Francaise, which will give a series of representations this spring-plays of Moliere and Racine, especiallythe latter's "Britannicus" and "Andromaque." In the background is Bou-Kornein (see text, page 391).