Othello

Othello - Shakespeare in the Park

The Public Theater continues a 56-year tradition with the 2018 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, kicking off with Shakespeare's timeless tragedy, Othello.

The Public Theater stages Othello at the Delacorte Theater in the heart of Central Park for the first time since 1991.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
2hrs 50mins (including 1 intermission)
Categories: 
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About Othello - Shakespeare in the Park:

Set amid war and palace intrigue in the 17th-century Mediterranean, this classic drama about a noble Black Venetian general whose marriage is sabotaged by theater’s most infamous villain, Iago, remains Shakespeare’s most urgent and relevant tragedy today. A lush, romantic vision gives way to the violent tangle of love and jealousy, race and revenge in this must-see production of Shakespeare’s great tragedy, Othello​.

By:
William Shakespeare
Producer:
Public Theater / Shakespeare in the Park
Director:
Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Lighting:
Jane Cox
Sound:
Jessica Paz
Design:
Rachel Hauck
Costume:
Toni-Leslie James
Cast list:
Peter Jay Fernandez (as Duke of Venice), Motell Foster (as Roderigo), Andrew Hovelson (as Lodovico), Chukwudi Iwuji (as Othello), Heather Lind (as Desdemona), Flor De Liz Perez (as Bianca), Miguel Perez (as Brabantio), Thomas Schall (as Montano), Corey Stoll (as Iago), Babak Tafti (as Cassio), Peter Van Wagner (as Gratiano), and Alison Wright (Emilia), with Kevin Rico Angulo, Christopher Cassarino, David Kenner, Tim Nicolai, Lily Santiago, Caroline Siewert, and Allen Tedder
Other info:
Music Composition by Derek Wieland
Othello - Shakespeare in the Park Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
May 29, 2018
Opening date: 
June 18, 2018
Closes: 
June 24, 2018
MatineeEvening
Monday--
Tuesday-8pm
Wednesday-8pm
Thursday-8pm
Friday-8pm
Saturday-8pm
Sunday-8pm

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Delacorte Theater

Address:
81 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023
Nearest subway station:
81st Street - Museum of Natural History Station

Our Othello - Shakespeare in the Park Review

Of the many pleasures that living in New York affords, the Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park during the summer is high among them. The whole process has evolved and improved over the years; it used to be an all-day affair, but nowadays the “line” in the park starts at 8AM and the ticket vouchers for that evening’s performance are handed out at noon. Regardless, it has always been... Read more