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Othello at the Everyman Theatre

Tuesday 16 – Saturday 20 October 2018

Presented by English Touring Theatre, Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory

Othello is one of Shakespeare's most startlingly contemporary plays - a masterful depiction of a life torn apart by prejudice.
Venice; a western colonial power employs the newly-married Othello, a Muslim general, to lead their army against the impending Turkish invasion. The strain of fitting into a society riven by discrimination and fear soon take their toll. Manipulated by Iago, Othello's life quickly unravels as he turns on everything he holds dear.

Following a critically acclaimed tour and London run, Richard Twyman’s vital production of Othello is brought to the stage by UK Theatre Award winners English Touring Theatre in a co-production with Oxford Playhouse and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory.

The production of Othello includes violence and strong language, age guidance 12+

‘One of the best I have seen’ ★★★★ - The Observer

‘Director Richard Twyman’s riveting production excels at depicting the racial and religious tensions underlying Othello and Desdemona’s peril’ ★★★★ - The Guardian

‘An astute and powerful production’ ★★★★ The Times

‘Articulate, dynamic and thrilling’ ★★★★ - The Stage

‘Beautifully acted & full of fresh invention’ - ★★★★ - Stage Talk Magazine

For further information

  • Othello at the Everyman Theatre

  • Where :Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1HQ
  • Date : Tuesday 16 – Saturday 20 October 2018
  • Time : Eves 7.30pm; Thu and Sat Matinees 2pm
  • Tickets/Admission : £15 - £30
  • Contact phone : Box office: 01242 572573
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