By William Shakespeare
Directed by Chris AbrahamAvon TheatreAugust 4 to October 19Opens August 14
About the PlayThe valiant exploits of the Moorish general Othello have earned him the gratitude of the Venetian state he serves – and the love of Desdemona, who defies social convention and her father’s will to marry him. But Othello’s ensign, Iago, harbours a secret resentment – and during a mission to Cyprus, he plants the seeds that will destroy Othello’s love.
Read More: The Deadly Power of Doubt Video: Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino on Othello Forum Events: Activities related to OthelloReady to order?Click the date you’d like to book in the calendar above right. Or, to browse the complete performance schedule for this production, click on "Calendar" (above the photo), then use the tools to narrow your search. If you require assistance with your order, just call our box office at 1.800.567.1600. Audience Advisory Of most interest to audiences aged 12 and up. The story hinges upon unjustified suspicions of sexual infidelity and involves some violence, but this is not expected to be unduly graphic.You May Also Want to See: Taking Shakespeare, in which a professor helps a student discover the play Othello, or The Merchant of Venice, another play examining the outsider.
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