Golden Globe nominee David Oyelowo ('Selma') stars in the title role opposite Daniel Craig's Iago in Shakespeare’s tragedy, directed by Tony winner Sam Gold. More…
An intense and intimate mounting of Shakespeare's famous play about a Moorish general who elopes with the daughter of a Venetian Senator, then falls prey to a vicious plot hatched by the man he trusts most. Performed in modern-day dress and set in a military barracks. Note: Tickets for this production are pretty much sold out.
See it if you want to feel like you are part of the production and have the rare opportunity to be with some great actors in a very intimate setting.
Don't see it if you're a real traditionalist and wouldn't appreciate a very macho take on the play.
See it if you're open to seeing new adaptions of Shakespeare's work; you like Daniel Craig.
Don't see it if you don't like long plays; you've never seen a Shakespeare play before; you're expecting comfortable seats.
See it if You enjoy seeing A-list actors in their prime in a small theater intimate atmosphere, performing one of the most famous plays of all time
Don't see it if You dislike Shakespeare, would have difficulty sitting on bench seating for 3.5 hours, prefer huge flashy venues to small intimate theater
See it if You're interested in a fascinating, raw, inventively reimagined version of Othello where Iago (Daniel Craig) is clearly the lead character.
Don't see it if If you're put off by modern Shakespeare stagings. Or if you can't handle ultra-hard bench seats. No kidding: bring your own 2 pillows.
See it if You want to see excellent acting from at least 3 wonderful actors: Oyellowo, Craig, Witrock.
Don't see it if You mind being on extremely uncomfortable wooden seats in a gym-like setting; if you expect to see a focused production, not uneven acting.