Ever since it premiered at The Old Vic in London in 2016, the rumour mill has been rife with talk about if and when Tim Minchin’s musical...
All female version of Othello at The Space from 5 Oct 2010
Directed by Stewart Melton, designed by Amy Penrose, lighting by Nicole Porter.
cast includes Vanessa Sampson (Bianca/Othello), Christina Carty (Desdemona/Cassio), Bethan Clark (Emilia/Iago).
All-female production puts three women – Desdemona, Iago's wife Emilia and the courtesan Bianca – at the centre of the drama. Using song, mask and physicality to retell the original play from their points of view, they ask us: what is it to be possessed by jealousy, by hatred, by love?
Two empires at war: Christian Venice versus the Islamic Ottoman Turks. Caught between them, taboo-breaking lovers Desdemona and Othello, African general and saviour of Venice. But Iago is determined to drag them into a hell of jealousy and confusion.