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Othello

By: William Shakespeare

Othello is a brilliant general with the support of the Venetian government and an army behind him. But when he promotes Cassio over Iago, madness and jealousy take over as Iago slanders and schemes to destroy Othello utterly. Events spiral madly out of control as prejudice, pride, and paranoia all clash in one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies.

 

 

Babes With Blades Theatre Company brings you the biennial production of BWBTC Shakespeare: productions which solely feature actors who identify as female, trans, and gender-nonconforming, providing the opportunity for audiences to perceive these classic stories through a new lens.

Now, we bring our take on the Bard’s classic tale of jealousy and manipulation.

DIRECTOR: Mignon McPherson Stewart

FIGHT DIRECTOR / INTIMACY DESIGNER: Samantha Kaufman*

CAST: Sarah Liz Bell (Desdemona), Deveon Bromby (u/s Othello), Brianna Buckley (Othello), Meredith Ernst (Cassio), Ashley Fox* (Aemilia), Kim Fukawa* (Montano), Kimberly Logan+ (Duke/Lodovico & u/s Iago), Michelle McKenzie-Voigt (Brabantio), Izis Mollinedo* (Ensemble & u/s Montano/Roderigo/Aemilia), Rachel Mock (Roderigo), Hilary Schwartz (Bianca), Mary Eliza Willingham (Ensemble & u/s Cassio/Desdemona/Duke), Kathrynne Wolf* (Iago)

STAFF: Samantha K. Barr* (Primary Production Manager), Libby Beyreis* (Tech Week Production Manager), Lauren Brady (Stage Manager), Lauren Valice (Assistant Stage Manager), Erin Gautille (Scenic Designer), Sarah Riffle (Lighting Designer), Leigh Barrett* (Sound Designer), Carlie Casas (Costume Designer), Lacie Hexom (Props Designer), Hayley Rice* (Dramaturge/Script Adaptor)

* = BWBTC ensemble member
+ = BWBTC emeritus member

 

***Ticket sales end 3 hours before curtain. Seats may still be available even if it says no longer available. You can reserve a seat by calling our Box Office Line at 773-904-0391.***

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Press photos taken by: Steven Townshend