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OTHELLO – Griot Theatre at The Actor’s Company,

Photo courtesy of Griot Theatre

Photo courtesy of Griot Theatre)

Lovell Estell III — Stage Raw

Like most of Shakespeare’s greatest works, this familiar tale of jealousy, love and betrayal readily lends itself to critical exploration and original adaptations. Although it was written over four hundred years ago, it’s particularly relevant in these neurotic times given our seemingly endless obsession with ethnic identity and matters of religion.
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Now running through October 7

OTHELLO at the Independent Shakespeare Company/Atwater Crossing Arts and Innovation Complex

ISC-Othello

Paul Birchall  – Stage Raw

I think there will always be people who ask “Why on earth do another production of Othello? What more can you say than hasn’t already been said?“ Fortunately, director Melissa Chalsma’s crackling production of Shakespeare’s spite-fest boasts plenty of reasons to captivate and intrigue — though perhaps not the ones that are mentioned in the program notes. Read more…

Now running through May 7