Othello

Author(s): William Shakespeare
Company: Frantic Assembly, co-produced with Curve

Frantic Assembly takes Shakespeare’s muscular and beautiful text, combines its own bruising physicality, and presents an Othello firmly rooted in a volatile 21st century.

Directed by Frantic Assembly’s artistic director and co-founder Scott Graham and designed by Laura Hopkins, this is a world of broken glass and broken promises, of poisonous manipulation and explosive violence. Othello’s passionate affair with Desdemona becomes the catalyst for jealousy, betrayal, revenge and the darkest intents.

Performances

Curve, Leicester
Theatre Royal, Plymouth
York Theatre Royal, York
Oxford Playhouse, Oxford
The Lowry, Salford
Lyric Hammersmith, London

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