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Put out

Synopsis
Audio podcast. Seventh and final episode of a radio serialisation of Shakespeare’s Othello. Episode scripts were adapted and produced by Catherine Eaton and rendered into modern English verse by Mfoniso Udofia. The production was directed by Victor Malana Moag. Part of the ‘Play On Shakespeare’ project to create more contemporary and accessible versions of the texts for performance.

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Series
Play on Podcasts: Othello
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
23 Oct 2023
Duration
36 mins

Credits

Director
Victor Malana Maog
Producer
Catherine Eaton
Music
Lindsay Jones
Sound Design
Lindsay Jones
Adaptor for Radio
Mfoniso Udofia
Executive Producer
Michael Goodfriend
Cast
Jeremy TardyOthello
Kayli CarterDesdemona
Barrett O’BrienIago
Tommy ShriderMichael Cassio
Francesca FernandezEmilia
Christopher GurrBrabantio
Christopher GurrLodovico
Lakisha MayBianca
Natalie HeggDuke of Venice
Natalie HeggClown
Natalie HeggGratiano
Paul JuhnRoderigo
Rachel CrowlMontano

Additional Details

Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Othello
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
racial identity; radio drama; racism; racial stereotyping

Notes

Notes
Udofia’s adaptation, first performed in 2021, updates the language in various ways. Among the changes in her version see the the substitution of ‘moor’ throughout, replacing it with such words as ‘black,' ‘monkey’ and others.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/othello-put-out/id1561429994?i=1000632279077
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Next Chapter Podcasts

Web
https://ncpodcasts.com/playonpodcast External site opens in new window

Sponsor

Name

Play On Shakespeare

Email
info@playonshakespeare.org
Web
https://playonshakespeare.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(541) 846 8466
Address
PO Box 955
Ashland, OR
97520
USA

Distributor

Name

Apple Podcasts

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