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O. J. Othello

Alternative title
Orenthal
Synopsis
Video recording of the multimedia, one-act monologue by Maarten van Hinte that brackets OJ Simpson and Othello, Moor of Venice. The publicity material takes obvious points of comparison : "Just like OJ, he has married a young, white woman. Othello murders his wife. How about OJ?"
Language
Dutch (Standard)
Country
Netherlands
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1998

Credits

Director
John Leerdam
Writer
Maarten van Hinte
Music
Fons Merkies
Production Design
Jean van Lingen
Costume
Frank Raven
Choreographer
Feri de Gues
Cast
Frank SheppardOJ/Othello (Othello)

Additional Details

Theatre company
Cosmic
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
sport; Shakespeare, William; Multimedia productions; Simpson, O.J. (Orenthal James)

Notes

Notes
It is not known at which theatre or performance the recordings at the Netherlands Theatre Institute and the National Video Archive of Performance were made.
History
Premiered at the 1998 Edinburgh Festival.
Awards
First Fringe Award for Outstanding New Writing at the 1998 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Textual information
Rob Scholten is dramaturg.

Production Company

Name

Cosmic

Archive

Name

Theater Instituut Nederland

Email
info@theaterinstituut.nl
Web
http://www.theaterinstituut.nl External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 31 (0) 20 551 3300
Fax
+ 31 (0) 20 5513303
Address
The Netherlands Theatre Institute
Herengracht 168
1016 BP Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Name

V&A Theatre & Performance Collections: National Video Archive of Performance

Email
tmenquiries@vam.ac.uk
Web
http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/t/nvap/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7942 2697
Fax
020 7471 9864
Address
Blythe House
23 Blythe Road
London
W14 0QX

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