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October 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Othello is a celebrated general returning home from the wars, but his dark skin and forgein origin inspire hatred in several people, especially the man he trusts most: lago. As lago twists Othello’s love for his wife Desdemona, everyone pawns in lago’s devious plots.
This classic tale of identity, bigotry, and deciet is examined with contemporary clarity, combining Shakespeare’s language with modern clothing to transform the drama into a powerful story for America today.
Recommeded for grades 8-12 (90 Minutes)
Curriculum Connections: Literature, Drama, Language Arts.
Study guide available appox. one month prior to performance.