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Othello

Synopsis
Video recording of the 2011 staging of Othello by the Folger Shakespeare Theatre directed by Robert Richmond with Owiso Odera in the title role. Videotaped for WAPAVA by George Karseboom.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
11 Dec 2011

Credits

Director
Robert Richmond
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Anthony Cochrane
Production Design
Tony Cisek
Costume
William Ivey Long
Cast
Owiso OderaOthello
Janie BrookshireDesdemona
Ian Merrill PeakesIago
Thomas KeeganMichael Cassio
Karen PeakesEmilia
Chris GenebachMontano
Jeff AllinBrabantio
Joe GuzmanLodovico
Louis ButelliRoderigo
Todd ScofieldGratiano
Zehra FazelBianca

Additional Details

Theatre
Elizabethan Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Library
Theatre company
Folger Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production ran 18 October-27 November 2011.
Stills
The play is set against the background of the Christian Crusades of the 13th century, allowing Othello’s outsider status to be seen in a religious context rather than a racial one.
Textual information
Dramaturg is Michelle Osherow.

Production Company

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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