Othello Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 2017

Fast-moving and devastating, Othello is one of Shakespeare’s most atmospheric and affecting plays. Shakespeare concocts a poisonous cocktail that reveals how fear and jealousy can destroy the most intelligent minds and the purest of loves. Ellen McDougall’s production explores the boundaries of time and context, moving between its Jacobean origins and the current world, considering how Shakespeare’s 400 year old play is terrifyingly relevant to the world we live in today.

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About Othello Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 2017:

Othello is a successful and celebrated hero. He lives in a world that seems to be tolerant, but when he marries his love, Desdemona, his best friend Iago helps to turn Othello into an object of envy and mistrust. So-called tolerance becomes thinly veiled prejudice as Iago rewrites the narrative of the world and people are quickly reduced to fixed gender and racial ‘types’.

By:
William Shakespeare
Producer:
Shakespeare's Globe
Songs by:
Ellen McDougall
Cast list:
Kurt Egyiawan, Sam Spruell, Natalie Klamar, Thalissa Teixeira and Joanna Horton
Other info:
Part of the 2016-17 Wonder Noir Season
Othello Sam Wanamaker Playhouse 2017 Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
Thursday, 23 February, 2017
Opening date: 
Thursday, 2 March, 2017
Available from: 
Friday, 20 October, 2017
Closes: 
Sunday, 16 April, 2017
Booking to: 
Sunday, 16 April, 2017
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday2.30pm7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday-7.30pm
Sunday1.30pm-

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Address:
The Shakespeare Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 9DT
Venue Box Office:
020 7401 9919
Nearest tube:
London Bridge or Mansion House (both 10 min walk)

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