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Othello

Synopsis
A video recording of Michael Kahn’s 2005 production of Othello for the Shakespeare Theatre Company with Avery Brooks in the title role. Videotaped for WAPAVA by George Karseboom.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
22 Oct 2005
Duration
195 mins

Credits

Director
Michael Kahn
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adam Wernick
Production Design
James Noone
Costume
Jess Goldstein
Contributor
George Karseboom
Cast
Avery BrooksOthello
Colleen DelanyDesdemona
Patrick PageIago
Gregory WooddellMichael Cassio
Lise BruneauEmilia
Andrea CirieBianca
David SabinBrabantio
Erik SteeleRoderigo
Joris StuyckMontano
Laurence DrozioLodovico
Michael John CaseySenator
Ralph CoshamDuke of Venice

Additional Details

Theatre
Lansburgh, Washington, DC
Theatre company
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
17th Century
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production ran 6 September-30 October 2005.
Reviews
Lipstein, Freddi. Shakespeare Bulletin 78-81. Michael Kahn’s address to the cast at first rehearsal can be found at http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/history/index.aspx (accessed 11/2007).

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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