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WHEN PASSION MEETS POISON
Undeterred by the differences in their backgrounds and life experiences, Othello and Desdemona defy prejudice to be united in marriage. But deadly malice lurks where the newlyweds least expect it, as the one man Othello trusts the most resolves to destroy their happiness at any cost.
Whispers of suspicion feed irrational jealousy in this gripping psychological drama, one of Shakespeare’s greatest and best-known tragedies.
This production deals with mature
themes and depicts moments of intense violence that may disturb some audiences.
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by William ShakespeareDirector Nigel Shawn Williams
Production support is generously provided by The Westaway Charitable Foundation.
Support for the 2019 season of the Festival Theatre is generously provided by Daniel Bernstein and Claire Foerster.
2019 publicity photography by David Cooper.
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