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Court’s Spotlight Reading Series aims to rediscover plays by writers of color largely missing from the American stage and absent from the traditional canon. Tickets are free.
by Toni Morrison
directed by Chris Anthony
Mon, Nov 8 at 6:30pm
Green Line Performing Arts Center, 329 E Garfield Blvd (map)
Written by acclaimed novelist Toni Morrison, Desdemona puts the doomed heroine of Shakespeare’s Othello center stage to reflect on the events of The Bard’s tragedy. Infused with song, this play exploring Desdemona’s relationship with her nursemaid adds a powerful, female perspective on the events and characters of Shakespeare’s play.
Face mask and vaccine or negative COVID-19 test required.
The Spotlight Reading series is made possible in part by a grant from
Begins Oct 8 → The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
Co-directors Charles Newell and Gabrielle Randle-Bent helm this theatrical examination of humanity and tragedy in Shakespeare’s fraught and famous work.