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Othello

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Bruce Longworth
May 25 — Jun 17, 2012
Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park

The play begins with two pairs of brothers in conflict: Duke Senior and Duke Frederick, and Oliver and Orlando. Duke Frederick as usurped the throne of his older brother and rightful heir, Duke Senior, and has banished him with several companions to live in the Forest of Arden. The other brothers, Oliver and Orlando, have recently lost their father, Sir Rowland de Boys. Oliver, Orlando’s older brother, has withheld Orlando’s inheritance and treated him like a servant.

Cast and Creative

Justin Blanchard* (Iago), Michael Fariss (Ensemble), Christopher Hickey* (Montano),
Billy Eugene Jones* (Othello), Joneal Joplin* (Duke of Venice), Jared Lotz (Ensemble), Kevin Mimms (Ensemble), Whit Reichart* (Brabantio), Cherie Corinne Rice* (Bianca), Kim Stauffer* (Emilia), Chauncy Thomas* (Ensemble; Understudy: Othello), Joshua Thomas (Cassio), Rudi Utter* (Roderigo), Jerry Vogel* (Lodovico), Eric Dean White (Ensemble), Pete Winfrey (Ensemble), Heather Wood* (Desdemona)

Set Design by Robbie Jones
Costume Design by Lou Bird
Sound Design by Rusty Wandall
Lighting Design by John Wylie
Music Composed by Greg Mackender
Fight Choreography by Paul Dennhardt
Voice and Text Coaching by Suzanne Mills
Choreography by Libby Salvia
Stage Management by Champe Leary*
Assistant Stage Management by Danny Maly*
Props Design by Andria Mantle
Casting by Paul Hardt & Stuart Howard

*Denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association