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Othello

Synopsis
The twenty-sixth in a weekly live stream project by Rob Myles to present all of Shakespeare’s plays in the order in which it is thought they were originally written. Using the Zoom video conferencing platform, it brings together many actors currently unable to travel and perform due to the Coronavirus crisis. The performance is introduced by the actor Debra Ann Byrd, who explores what the play has meant to her over the years.

Cast:
OTHELLO - Esmonde Cole
IAGO - Dominic Brewer
DESDEMONA - Alex Andlau
EMILIA - Elena Pavli
CASSIO - Karim Hadaya
BRABANTIO - Stephen Schnetzer
RODERIGO - Louise Oliver
LODOVICO - Ben Gilbert
DUKE OF VENICE - Susan Bush
MONTANO - Alec Stephens III
BIANCA / SAILOR - Chi-Chi Onuah
GRATIANO / SECOND SENATOR - Tyler Moss
ENSEMBLE - Ross Bailey
ENSEMBLE - Shamiso Mushambi
ENSEMBLE - Candace Leung
SWING - Gabriel Akamo
SWING - Luke Farrugia
SWING - Claire-Monique Martin
Series
Show Must Go Online, The
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Video
Transmission details
9 Sep 2020
Duration
221 mins

Credits

Director
Robert Myles
Producer
Sarah Peachey

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare

Notes

General
A project by actor and writer Robert Myles to present ‘weekly readings of the Complete Plays of Shakespeare by a global cast, in the order they were believed to have been written.' For more details, visit the peroject homepage at: https://robmyles.co.uk/theshowmustgoonline/

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/nqJlHeazfYg
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

Robert Myles

Web
https://robmyles.co.uk/theshowmustgoonline/ External site opens in new window

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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