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.
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.
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1623 Howard St, Chicago, IL
|WHEN||April 11, 2019 – May 25, 2019|
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|
|CLOSING NIGHT||Saturday, May 25 at 8:00pm|