Othello (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse) London Reviews and Tickets
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Ola Ince's directorial debut at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in Shakespeare's tragedy.
Othello is a noble black warrior in the Venetian army who is in love with Desdemona, the daughter of a prominent senator named Brabantio. When he discovers that the two have secretly married, he disowns Desdemona.
Iago has a secret resentment towards Othello as another soldier has been given seniority over him and he suspects that Othello has been cheating with his wife. Plotting revenge, Iago plans a devious comeback to plant suspicions in Othello’s mind that Desdemona has been having an affair with Cassio...
Ola Ince ('Once On This Island') makes her directorial debut at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in this production of Shakespeare's tragedy which interrogates the impact of racism & the way society treats black men.