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by A.A. Cristi - Sep 5, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University School of the Arts have announced the winners of Columbia@Roundabout's 2019 New Play Reading Series. As part of the collaborative partnership between Roundabout Theatre Company and Columbia University, the reading series awards three playwrights from the current MFA program and recent alumni with a cash prize as well as a reading in Roundabout's Rehearsal Hall, followed by a post-reading reception. Five finalists have also received cash prizes in recognition of their exceptional work. No other collaborative partnership in the New York area brings together an esteemed Ivy League MFA program with a Tony Award-winning, not-for-profit theatre. The reading series is made possible by a grant from The Tow Foundation.   
by Andrew White - Sep 29, 2019
This production of Shakespeare's Othello has revelations galore, performed by an ensemble of actors whose comfort with the language and emotional power keep you riveted. Even if you've seen any number of Othello's beforea?'especially if you've seen a fewa?'the Riot Grrrls interpretation, as staged in the spartan Capitol Hill Arts Workshop space, gives vivid life to characters and speeches that usually get lost in the cavernous main stages across town.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 10, 2019
For their 2th anniversary season the African-American Shakespeare Company presents their new production of Othello this October, with Artistic Director L. Peter Callender in the title role for the first time. Directed by Carl Jordan, he will be joined by Isabel Siragusa (Desdemona) and Michael Ray Wisely (Iago). 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 31, 2019
Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce that Charly Evon Simpson is the recipient of the 2019-20 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Ms. Simpson will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's annual Emerging Artists Luncheon on Monday, November 25 from noon-2:30pm at the National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019
After three sold-out shows in the spring singer, Liora Michelle, returns to Don't Tell Mama on Friday, November 8th and Saturday, December 7th with her NYC cabaret debut show, 'The Greedy Soprano' directed by Lennie Watts with Musical Director Bill Zeffiro.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2019
Savannah Philharmonic is slated to present a?oeThe Death of Romancea?? from its Larsen Musician Spotlight Series at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 at Lutheran Church of Ascension, 120 Bull St. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2019
In her US premiere, rising Thai-Australian playwright Anchuli Felicia King takes a scathing look at the ugliness of the beauty industry in White Pearl, beginning November 6. 2019 at Studio Theatre and directed by Desdemona Chiang.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2019
Washington National Opera (WNO) presents Otello, Verdi's penultimate opera, in its return to the Kennedy Center Opera House after a nearly 20-year absence, from October 26a?"November 16, 2019.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2019
'Now entertain conjecture of a time - maybe it's 1958, maybe it's 1598, maybe it's today...' With those words, spoken slyly over a cool, hipster jazz groove, JOHN ALLEE draws us into BARDFLY, an otherworldly, super-literate and supremely swinging realm that finds the veteran stage and TV actor, singer-songwriter and all-around creative hyphenate fusing his dual lifelong passions for all things Shakespeare and jazz.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 9, 2019
After three sold-out shows in the spring singer, Liora Michelle, returned last night to Don't Tell Mama, with her NYC cabaret debut show, 'The Greedy Soprano' directed by Lennie Watts with Musical Director Bill Zeffiro.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2019
The 2019-2020 season at People's Light features world premiere musicals, hilariously relatable characters, big questions, hard truths, and the most talked-about new plays in American theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 6, 2019
The Weird Sisters Theatre Project has selected a brand-new team of female artists to continue producing theatre in Atlanta by women, for everyone. In the vein of the company's mission to foster and cultivate opportunities for women in the arts with a commitment to producing works by women for everyone, they are excited to bequeath their power and responsibilities to the next outstanding producing team. Applications were shared in late summer 2019 with the Atlanta arts community and two rounds of interviews were conducted this fall by a conglomerate of founding members and producers from the outgoing team.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 5, 2019
The Santa Barbara Symphony's 2019/20 Season continues with Mozart & Mahler, Saturday, November 16 at 8:00PM and Sunday, November 17 at 3:00PM, 2019, the second of nine exciting and versatile programs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 26, 2019
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) Teams with Hidden Cabaret to Produce 'How The Light Gets In'. On December 2, NYMF will be premiering three commissioned micro-musicals at Hidden Cabaret at 7PM. 'How The Light Gets In' is a new concept for NYMF which will be celebrating its 17th year this summer.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Vancouver Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Benjamin Tomchik - Nov 1, 2019
Giuseppe Verdi's penultimate masterpiece is brought to its intense glory in a production filled with magnificent performances and crackling with dramatic fervor.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2019
R'OTELLO the rugby opera is a unique work that will kick all perceptions of opera and sport into touch when it premieres at the Opera in the City Festival a?"
by Julie Musbach - Jul 26, 2019
Bryant Park assumes the guise of wartime Venice as New York's famed theater company, The Drilling Company (TDC) of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, present their rendition of Shakespeare's immortal drama Othello at Bryant Park's Picnic Performance series. All shows are open to the public and take place outdoors on the Bryant Park stage, rain or shine. Blankets are available for rent free of charge and picnicking on the green is encouraged.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020
Fresh-off her first season at the Stratford Festival, BASH'd Co-Artistic Director Julia Nish-Lapidus helms this fantastical interpretation of Shakespeare's fairy tale of epic proportions. Using the intimacy of the barroom setting, the audience turns accomplice for the characters in this story, being asked to consider their own complicity in the murky sides of human nature.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2020
Adirondack Theatre Festival Producing Artistic Director, Chad Rabinovitz, is proud to announce the lineup for ATF's 26th Anniversary Season.  The leading professional theatre in the Capital Region dedicated to new plays and musicals, ATF's season runs June 12 a?" August 7, 2020 with performances at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Downtown Glens Falls, NY.  The summer season of fully produced new works features 4 Mainstage shows and 4 special events, including a large-scale musical celebrating 100 years of broadcast radio, a hysterical Seinfeldian comedy, a bilingual musical drama set across two continents, and a gorgeous love story about the pain of letting go. 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020
A seminal work of Jewish culture or an act of traitorous libel? Indecent explores the origins of the highly controversial play The God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch. We follow the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it in this deeply moving play accompanied by a small live klezmer band.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020
With the critically acclaimed production of The Boy Friend currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announce the forthcoming two productions a?" the European première of Paula Vogel's Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus directed by Patrick Marber, who returns to the Menier following his smash-hit production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2020
Jesse Berger - Red Bull Theater Founder and Artistic Director, Jim Bredeson - Red Bull Managing Director, and the Board of Trustees of Red Bull Theater have announced that the Twelfth Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Monday March 30th will celebrate the company's 17th Season and honor Kate Burton, André De Shields, and Theatre Development Fund with the 2020 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening will support all of Red Bull Theater's programs including its upcoming Off-Broadway production of The Alchemist.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces its 66th season. The company's 2020/21 season will feature the sixth play in August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Two Trains Running, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; the Americana musical Violet, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley and music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by Charles Newell; the culmination of Court's Oedipus Trilogy with the Sophocles classic Antigone, directed by Seret Scott; Caryl Churchill's Fen, directed by Vanessa Stalling; and a new production of Shakespeare's Othello, starring Kelvin Roston, Jr. and Timothy Edward Kane, adapted and directed by Charles Newell.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced Director Arpita Mukherjee has been chosen as this season's SDCF Denham Fellow for her upcoming production of Raisins Not Virgins by Sharbari Zohra Ahmed.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Vancouver Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 3, 2019
OPERA NIGHT in MANHATTAN, an classical music concert showcasing the diversity of operatic masterpieces. SPOTLIGHT Artists Management and Production presents its next concert in the series of Opera Nights produced in collaboration with RE:ARTISTE International Art Organization.
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Vancouver Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Vancouver Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Vancouver Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 17, 2019
Verdi's timeless Aida returns to the Wortham stage in an awe-inspiring new production directed by Phelim McDermott. This stunning new design is enhanced by the incorporation of visionary artists Basil Twist's silk choreography. Set in ancient Egypt during the pinnacle of war, the captive princess Aida falls in love with a conquering general and must choose between true love and loyalty to her country. Verdi's powerful music heightens the unforgettable story of betrayal and sacrifice.
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central Virginia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Vancouver Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2019
EASTBOUND by Cheeyang Ng (book/music) and Khiyon Hursey (book/lyrics) will be presented in concert at Joe's Pub on January 18 (Saturday), 9:30pm.
by Erica Miner - Dec 13, 2019
Marina Costa-Jackson was born to sing. She will demonstrate that in her role debut as Tatyana in Seattle Opera's upcoming production of Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin. The casting is appropriate, as she has performed in Russia with her sisters, as well as with the late Russian superstar baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2019
Vineyard Theatre's Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel announce that the company's 2020 Gala fundraiser will celebrate Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel. The annual benefit Gala will take place on Monday, April 20, 2020, beginning at 6:00pm at 583 Park Avenue. Vineyard Theatre Board Member Sally Horchow will chair the event.
by Gary Naylor - Dec 10, 2019
Two years on, Otello is revived in all its austere majesty, albeit a majesty that can be demanding to watch across a three hours running time.
by Gary Naylor - Aug 9, 2019
Nicholas Wright's new play, set on the road in wartime America, examines the relationships between Paul Robeson and his Othello co-stars, José Ferrer and Uta Hagen. It does not waste that wonderful set up.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 6, 2019
With The 19th Annual Festival of New Musicals taking place this upcoming weekend, Village Theatre is excited to announce the casting for XY, an uplifting musical about identity and coming to terms with your past; Cold Turkey, a wild and funny satire; Modern, an inspiring tale about a group of Amish teenagers; Eastbound, an poignant story about Chinese brothers in search of a home they've never known; and Cowboy Bob, an adventurous rock musical about a bank-robbing woman. The Festival will take place in Issaquah August 9-11, 2019 and provides an essential platform for writers to develop new works. Past Festival shows include Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning shows such as Next to Normal and Million Dollar Quartet, as well as Broadway and Off-Broadway hits: It Shoulda Been You, Desperate Measures, Lizzie, and many more.
by Brian Stanczak-Tuscany - Aug 4, 2019
Nothing says Pure Michigan quite like an outdoor summer theatre festival in August. Othello, presented by Shakespeare Royal Oak and Water Works Theatre Company, runs through August 4th at Star Jaycee Park in Royal Oak. Othello lives for love, passion and pride, but is manipulated by jealousy and revenge. This Shakespeare classic sheds light on the level of trust involved in friendships, as well as how far some will go to claim power. Othello takes us deep into the mind of a powerful man boldly facing the deepest fear of his life.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2019
Bay Street Theater and Divaria Productions have announced a live opera presentation of Othello: The Opera and Play Enmeshed on Saturday, September 14 at 8 pm. This production is an exploration of the timeless classic though theater, opera & dance. The project will feature selections from Verdi's opera in Italian, parts of Shakespeare's text with professional actors and dancers, all three of which will transmit the essence of the story through different mediums. The story of Othello concerns themes of jealousy, misplaced trust and exclusion, all of which, though crafted 400 years ago, are extraordinarily relevant today.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2019
After a 15-year wait for music lovers, Puccini's Turandot returns to the Canadian Opera Company in a striking new production from visionary director Robert Wilson at the Four Season Centre for the Performing Arts. Princess Turandot has a fierce reputation that precedes her royal name thanks to a high-stakes challenge she has issued: answer her three riddles correctly and win her hand in marriage. Answer incorrectly and pay dearly a?" with your life. As a steady stream of admirers land face-to-face with the executioner, Prince Calaf takes on the deadly game and has a mystery of his own for Turandot to solve. Turandot runs for nine performances on September 28, October 4, 9, 15, 17, 19, 23, 25, 27, 2019.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2019
In this tragic masterpiece by Shakespeare, Othello, a powerful Moorish general, elopes with the Venetian lady Desdemona, inciting his envious friend Iago to put into motion a scheme to end their nuptial happiness through the poison of false accusations, distrust, rage, and eventually murder.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 12, 2019
Bay Street Theater and Divaria Productions announce a live opera presentation of Othello: The Opera and Play Enmeshed on Saturday, September 14 at 8 pm.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2019
In 1603, William Shakespeare wrote Othello, a tragic play that told of love, jealousy, lies, manipulation and murder. In his tragic masterpiece Othello, a powerful Moorish general, elopes with the Venetian lady Desdemona. When Othello chooses Cassio as his chief lieutenant, Iago's jealousy takes over. Seeking revenge he puts into motion a scheme to end the nuptial happiness of Othello and Desdemona. A dropped handkerchief commences the poison of false accusations, distrust and eventually murder. Iago's meddling arouses Othello's insecurities about himself. He begins to believe he is no longer attractive to his younger wife. Othello's plea to be remembered as one who 'loved not wisely but too well' brings his tragic mistake to an end.

Desdemona Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Desdemona have their been?
Desdemona has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1993.

What productions of Desdemona have there been?
Desdemona has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1993.