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SPRING 2019: Othello2018-09-17T12:15:32+00:00

OTHELLO

SHAKESPEARE WITH A NON-TRADITIONAL CAST RETURNS!

Babes With Blades Theatre Company brings you their 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, they bring their take on the Bard’s classic tale of jealousy and manipulation.

Black Hand holding a white handkerchief with a red flower on it

About the Show

Othello is a brilliant general with the support of the Venetian government and an army behind him. But when he promote Cassio over Iago, madness and jealous takes over as Iago slanders and schemes to destroy Othello utterly. As events madly spiral, prejudice, pride, and paranoia all clash in this, one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies.

WHERE Factory Theater
1623 Howard St, Chicago, IL
WHEN April 11, 2019 – May 26, 2019
SHOWTIMES Thursdays, Fridays
and Saturdays at 8:00pm
Sundays at 3:00pm
PREVIEWS April 11 – 18
PRESS OPENING April 19, 2019 at 8:00pm
OPEN CAPTIONING May 9 -12
INDUSTRY NIGHT TBA
CLOSING NIGHT Saturday, May 26 at 8:00pm