A superb cast (Matt K. Miller in the title role, Jeb Burris as Brutus and Ryan Snyder as Marc Antony, for starters) and an inspired adaptation (by co-directors Kirk Blackinton and Brian Harrower) make Shakespeare's timeless tragedy about political intrigue and manipulation most timely. W, Th 6:30pm; F, Sa 8pm; Sa, Su 2pm. Through 3/22. $34-$38. Sacramento Theatre Company, 1419 H St.; (916) 443-6722, www.sactheatre.org. J.C.