McKinley Carter on the Soothsayer in Julius Caesar by chicagoshakes published on 2013-03-20T20:44:41Z The Soothsayer seemed to be symbolic of some larger idea in this production. What is this character’s role and purpose in the story? McKinley Carter responds. During our post-show discussions for Julius Caesar, actors McKinley Carter, Dion Johnstone, John Light and Samuel Taylor field questions from our audience members. Listen to some of their answers by clicking on the player beneath each question below.