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Othello (ETT)

Othello (ETT)

Synopsis

Othello is one of Shakespeare's most startlingly contemporary plays – a masterful depiction of a life torn apart by prejudice.

Venice; a western colonial power employs the newly-married Othello, a Muslim general, to lead their army against the impending Turkish invasion. The strain of fitting into a society riven by discrimination and fear soon take their toll. Manipulated by Iago, Othello's life quickly unravels as he turns on everything he holds dear.

Following a critically acclaimed tour and London run, Richard Twyman’s vital production of Othello is brought to the stage by UK Theatre Award winners English Touring Theatre in a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory.

The production of Othello includes violence and strong language, age guidance 12+

 

Event details

Tue 13 Nov 2018, 7:45pm

Captioned by STAGETEXT

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Venue details

Northern Stage
Barras Bridge
Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Tyne and Wear
NE1 7RH

Phone: 0191 230 5151

Email: info@northernstage.co.uk

Fax: 0191 261 8093

Website: Northern Stage

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