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Othello

National Tour
18 September - 28 November 2009
A co-production with Original Theatre Company
in association with South Hill Park Arts Centre
Othello

Othello

By William Shakespeare

A tempestuous journey from scandal and intrigue to lust and vengeance!

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Day Date Time Venue Box Office
Wed-Sat
Thurs
18-26 Sept
24 Sept
19.30
13.30
South Hill Park Arts Centre,
Wilde Theatre, Bracknell
01344 484123
Mon
21 Sept
19.30
Layard Theatre, Wimborne
01202 847525
Wed
30 Sept
TBA
19.30
Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy, Scotland
01592 583302
Thu-Sat
01-03 Oct
20.00
MacRobert Arts Centre,
Stirling, Scotland
01786 466666
Tues-Sat
Thur,Sat
06-10 Oct
08&10 Oct
19.30
14.00
01423 502116
Mon-Tue
12-13 Oct
19.30 01268 465465
Wed
14 Oct
19.30
Bishop's Stortford College
02032 397033
Thu-Sat
Fri
15-17 Oct
16 Oct
20.00
13.30
The Theatre, Chipping Norton
01608 642350
Mon
19 Oct
19.30 01823 414141
Tue
20 Oct
19.30 Arc Theatre, Trowbridge 0845 2990476
Wed-Thur
Thu
21-22 Oct
22 Oct
19.30
13.30
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, Post-show discussion 22 Oct, 4.45pm
02392 649000
Wed
Thu
28 Oct
29 Oct
19.30
09.30
Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh, Scotland
01316 652240
Fri-Sat
Fri
30-31 Oct
30 Oct
19.30
13.30
Byre Theatre, St Andrews,
Scotland
01334 475000
Mon-Tue
Tue
02-03 Nov
03 Nov
19.30
14.30
01603 598598
Thu
05 Nov
14.00
19.30
Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton
01902 321321
Fri
06 Nov
19.00 0208 5075607
Sat-Sun
07-08 Nov
19.30
Rich Mix, London
0207 6137498
Mon-Tue
09-10 Nov
19.30
Mumford Theatre, Cambridge
01223 352932
Wed-Thu
11-12 Nov
19.30 01572 820820
Fri
13 Nov
19.30
Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham
01242 258002
Mon
Tue
16 Nov
17 Nov
19.30
10.00
Eastwood Park Theatre
Post-Show discussion on Tues
0141 5774970
Thu-Fri
Fri
19-20 Nov
20 Nov
19.30
13.30
Buxton Opera House
Post-Show discussion on Thu
0845 1272190
Wed
25 Nov
20.00 01325 486555

 

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Play Information

A tempestuous journey from scandal and intrigue to lust and vengeance.

How do you convince a man to murder his own wife?
In 16th century Venice, a military ensign passed over for promotion and consumed with jealously plots the overthrow of his noble general, the mighty Othello.

Following on from the success of Shakespeare’s R&J and Kill Bill Macbeth, South Hill Park Arts Centre presents a major new production of Shakespeare’s great domestic tragedy co-produced with Icarus Theatre Collective and Original Theatre Company.

We bring the world of Othello vividly to life, featuring a live string quartet, original music from composer Ron McAllister, and an ensemble cast.  We combine Shakespeare’s vivid language with some of Britain’s greatest talent to tell a dangerous tale of ambition, jealousy, and love.

Tackling subjects of racism, belonging, and deception, this is a classic take on a poignant tragedy that mercilessly explores every inch of the human condition.

Creative Team

Director /
Co-Producer:
Max Lewendel
Producer: Alastair Whatley
Asst Director: Bethany Pitts
Movement Dir.: Ben Redfern
Fight Director: Ronin Traynor
Ed. Officers: Bethany Pitts
David Lockwood
Caroline Saunders
Natalie Scott
Jo Wright
Composer: Ron McAllister
Set Design: Christopher Hone
Cost. Design: Fiona Davis
Asst Costume: Margarita Pokhrel
LX Designer: Oliver Welsh
Sound Design: Tom Neill
Prod. Manager: Steve Tyler
Asst to the PM: Margaret Pritchard
Stage Manager: Zachary Holton
Graphic Artist: John Good
Asst. to the Producer: Louise Ody
Photographer: Jack Ladenburg
   

Cast:

   
Othello: Vinta Morgan
Iago: Christopher Dingli
Desdemona: Kate Colebrook
Emilia: Laura Durrant
Roderigo: Nick Holbek
Cassio: Charles de Bromhead
Bianca: Loren O'Dair

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