Othello

  • Date:
    September 1, 2009

    "exasperatingly misconceived"
    Ben Brantley
    New York Times

    "adrift in this wearying reimagining"
    Joe Dziemianowicz
    New York Daily News

    "offends Shakespeare, common sense and decency"
    John Simon
    Bloomberg

    "four hours have passed more as a lengthy psycho-political exercise than a full-blown adventure."
    Linda Winer
    NewsDay

    "freighted with so much extra baggage, the central power struggle ... is obscured."
    David Sheward
    Back Stage

    "very high-concept. And extremely low-impact"
    Robert Feldberg
    The Record

    "Sellars' intentions are adventurous, but the actors let him down and never tap into the play's innate tragedy."
    Michael Kuchwara
    Associated Press