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Desdemona - 1993 - Off-Broadway


Circle Repertory Theatre

(New York, NY)
99 7th Avenue South
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2020
Two-time OnComm award-winning The Show Must Go Online today announce the full cast for their upcoming livestreamed reading of William Shakespeare's Othello.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2020
Friday, October 2 through Sunday, October 4 the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, organized around the theme of Tennessee Williams & Censorship, will be holding the Tennessee Williams Institute online with a constellation of scholars and theater artists from around the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 24, 2020
Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced that John J. Caswell, Jr. is the recipient of the 2020-21 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Caswell will be presented with the award at The Vineyard's reimagined Emerging Artists Virtual Salon on Wednesday, October 21 at 5:00 PM ET via Zoom.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 2, 2020
Portland Center Stage's PCS Remix: Play Readings series kicks off with a reading of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. Seattle and Ashland-based director Desdemona Chiang will direct the reading, featuring selected scenes coupled with conversations and insights from the artists. The live, virtual reading will be presented on September 26, 2020, at 5 p.m. Tickets are on sale now.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2020
Theater M­u presents the TwentyPho Hour PlayFest, its first ever play festival featuring thirty theater artists creating brand new plays in under 24 hours.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2020
Casting has been announced for Portland Center Stage's inaugural PCS Remix: Play Reading a?" Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors a?" a live virtual event on September 26, 2020, at 5 p.m. that will feature a reading of selected scenes coupled with conversations with the artists. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 14, 2020
Deadline reports that the Rachel Brosnahan-led film 'I'm Your Woman' will open at the AFI Fest.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, on Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020.
by Stage Tube - Oct 22, 2020
Lily James shares how she lost her voice before finding out she scored her role in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, addresses rumors about a third Mamma Mia! film and sets up what her film Rebecca is about.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 15, 2020
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year's directors, musical directors and casting for their 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, on Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020. Due to the pandemic, the Festival will be reimagined and shared online through Broadway On Demand. Events will kick off on November 17.
by Stage Tube - Oct 13, 2020
In this 1970s set crime drama, a woman is forced to go on the run after her husband betrays his partners, sending her and her baby on a dangerous journey.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 30, 2020
Remote Theater announces with regret that due to the pandemic spike and other medical issues Anthony Clarvoe's play THE ART OF SACRIFICE is postponed from December 12.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 19, 2020
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that Half the Sky, a new contemporary American musical with music by Tidtaya Sinutoke and book and lyrics by Isabella Dawis, will be the first of three Musical Radio Plays produced in its 2020/21 digital season.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2020
Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), the theatrical union that unites, empowers, and protects professional stage directors and choreographers throughout the United States, announced the results of its 2020 Executive Board election at its Annual Membership Meeting on Monday night
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2020
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced that the public can attend NAMT's 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS by making a donation to NAMT ($30 donation for one day / $50 donation for both days).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2020
The Drama League has announced the formation of its first Directors Council, featuring nationally-renowned directors Daniel Banks, Melia Bensussen, Christopher Burris, Jillian Carucci, Jennifer Chang, Desdemona Chiang, R.J. Cutler, Estefanía Fadul, Raz Golden, Brian Eugenio Herrera, Adam Immerwahr, Gwynn MacDonald, Tony Phelan and more.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 12, 2020
Remote Theater announces the production team for Anthony Clarvoe's play THE ART OF SACRIFICE. The production is directed by Desdemona Chiang, with a cast that features Lauren English and Susi Damilano, original music by Paul Dresher and site design by Charlie Costantini. The premiere virtual performance of THE ART OF SACRIFICE is on Saturday December 12 (12 Noon PST, 9 AM EST) 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021
After more than a year of producing online education and performance content, Music Director Carl St.Clair and President John Forsyte today announced the return of live music to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Hall with Pacific Symphony.
by Shari Barrett - May 29, 2021
With live theatre slowly returning to Los Angeles, Theatre Palisades veteran director Sherman Wayne is presenting 'When Shakespeare's Ladies Meet' by Charles George, which was safely recorded live on April 24th on the Theatre Palisades stage. The one-act 30-minute play is now streaming on the Broadway on Demand platform June 1 through June 5. And the group's Youth Theatre Program is presenting 'Disney's Aladdin Jr.' this summer.
by Nicole Rosky - May 27, 2021
Today (May 27) in live streaming: Meet the Top 5 High Schoolers of Next On Stage, it's Game Night on Stars in the House, and more!
by Stephi Wild - May 23, 2021
With the 104th season, which marks the 20th season of the ensemble's acclaimed partnership with Music Director Franz Welser-Möst, the Orchestra will welcome audiences back to Severance Hall as a more flexible, innovative, versatile, and empathetic institution, strengthened by the lessons of the past 14 months.
by Alan Henry - May 18, 2021
Watch as Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts members of the Met Orchestra and Chorus in the 'Lacrimosa' from Mozart's Requiem and Angel Blue sings Desdemona's 'Ave Maria' from Verdi's Otello as part of A Concert for New York at the Knockdown Center in Queens.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
Asolo Repertory Theatre announced its 2021-22 season today. Asolo Rep will kick off in November with a musical that will set the tone for the whole season with its message of exuberant hope and love for all humanity. The winter repertory season includes three incredible works that speak to family, community and love.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021
The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival announced today that Tony, Emmy and Grammy award-winner André De Shields will star in King Lear as part of its 21st summer of free Shakespeare in Forest Park. The production marks the theater's return to live outdoor performance, one of the first scheduled in the country.
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 5, 2021
If you need any convincing that a “simple” recital, with lots of breaks, isn’t easier for the performer than being in a full-fledged opera, you have only to look as far as Bulgarian soprano’ Sonya Yoncheva's concert--shown live from Germany on February 27 but still available on-demand from the Met’s website until March 12--to know that view is a fallacy. (And, of course, it’s a challenge for the accompanist as well, here, the well-schooled pianist Julien Quentin, who offered staunch support.)
by E.H. Reiter - Mar 29, 2021
HARLEM DUET, now streaming from Coronado Playhouse is an apt name for this beautiful, and heartbreaking play.  In a “prequel” to Shakespeare’s OTHELLO, the play follows one couple in the 1860s, 1928, and in modern Harlem. It explores how echoes of the same old songs of racism, privilege, and relationships can be heard throughout history and into the modern-day. Streaming through April 18th
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2021
The Royal Opera House has shared early plans for its 2021/22 Season, the first full Royal Opera House Season since 2019.   
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2021
Cóż mogłoby stanowić wystarczającą rekompensatę dla widzów Teatru Wielkiego - Opery Narodowej po tak długim czasie izolacji, jeśli nie jedna z najznakomitszych inscenizacji w reżyserii Mariusza Trelińskiego, jaką jest Madame Butterfly? Tym bardziej, że partię tytułową wykona na naszej scenie wybitna artystka Aleksandra Kurzak, która marzyła o niej już jako mała dziewczynka.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2021
Remote Theater kicks off 2021 with the premiere virtual performance of The Art of Sacrifice, by Anthony Clarvoe, directed by Desdemona Chiang, with original music by Paul Dresher, featuring Lauren English and Susi Damilano.
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Mar 12, 2021
We're rounding up 26 tweets from the week of 3/8/2021 to 3/12/2021 from Broadway stars and theater fans!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021
The 2021 lineup will be produced and performed by artists from Cape Cod, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Champaign-Urbana, and New Orleans. The Festival's roster of live performances will be complemented during Festival week by workshops, parties, and educational programming to celebrate the enduring inspiration of America's great playwright.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2021
Live opera will return this summer with Connecticut Lyric Opera's production of Giacomo Puccini's beloved masterwork La Bohème. The powerful story of love and selflessness, which inspired the Tony and Pulitzer Award-winning rock musical Rent, is presented in partnership with Connecticut Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra.
by Scott Rawson - Jun 17, 2021
Tonight’s festivities are especially exciting, James DeVita’s “An Improbable Fiction”! Six improbable Shakespearean characters hang out at The Boar’s Head Tavern during the plague
by Stephi Wild - Jan 21, 2021
Stage Russia HD and Pushkin House have announced that they will be presenting the Vakhtangov Theatre's award winning production of Leo Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina' online this weekend with a follow up Q & A with director Anželika Cholina and actress Olga Lerman.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2021
The Stratford Festival’s popular Thursday night free viewing parties resume this week with an entertaining variety of offerings, including new and legacy films and all new original content safely created during the pandemic – adding to the rich mine of theatrical content available on Stratfest@Home, the Festival’s $10-a-month streaming service.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2021
The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse Presents OTHELLO, A Digital Production, directed by O’Neil Delapenha. Performances will be available for purchase February 4-28, 2021.
by Maria Nockin - Jan 15, 2021
The West is a Land of Infinite Beginnings will stream for free Jan. 15-29. The promise of the American dream runs up against hard realities and uncontrollable forces in this new digital short from Missy Mazzoli, composer of Song from the Uproar and Breaking the Waves. James Darrah directs this video that tells of a ghostly sodbuster.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 14, 2021
The Robey Theatre Company will present an online reading of Othello by William Shakespeare on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. PST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021
The Drama League announced today Season 2 of its digital series, TA(L)KING DIRECTION: The Drama League Podcast. Season two will explore the changing state of the theatre industry and its early steps towards re-emergence in 2021, with an all-star lineup of directors, producers, and artists.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021
Court Theatre has announced further revisions to its 2020/21 Season. The newly-revised season has Court postponing its production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running and pushing back dates of Owen McCafferty’s Titanic (Scenes from the British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry, 1912) and Shakespeare’s Othello.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 4, 2021
Today (February 4) in live streaming: All My Children on Stars in the House, a CSC conversation with Shaina Taub, and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 4, 2021
After a successful launch in 2020 -- at the beginning of the pandemic lockdown -- Remote Theater kicks off  2021 with award-winning Bay Area playwright Anthony Clarvoe’s THE ART OF SACRIFICE in two performances on March 6 and 7, Sat. & Sun.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2020
Rachel Brosnahan joined “CBS This Morning” live to talk about her work with Covenant House and being nominated for an Emmy for the fourth time.
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera has released a new clip of Renee Fleming from her recent performance in the Met Stars Live in Concert series. Fleming sings Laurettaa??s aria from Puccinia??s a?oeGianni Schicchia?? at the historic Dumbarton Oaks estate in Washington, D.C.
by Student Blogger: Cris Blak - Apr 9, 2021
One play changed my perspective on Shakespeare, theatre and the part that race plays in our creative and popular culture.
by Maria Nockin - Apr 29, 2021
On April 28, 2021, Arizona Opera, in partnership with Tucson Desert Song Festival, presented an online recital by dramatic tenor Bryan Hymel and pianist Michael Borowitz. They opened their streamed recital with the lyrical aria, 'Ombra mai fu” from Handel’s opera Xerxes. Sung by Xerxes I of Persia in praise of the shade offered by an old world sycamore tree, the aria contains one of Handel’s best-known melodies, his Largo.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021
Oak Park Festival Theatre, in partnership with Kane Repertory Theatre, will present a virtual production of “The Venetians,” a new play by Matt Barbot that brings together various characters from several of Shakespeare’s best loved plays to address contemporary issues. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 13, 2021
Oak Park Festival Theatre, in partnership with Kane Repertory Theatre, presents a virtual production of “The Venetians,” a new play by Matt Barbot that brings together various characters from several of Shakespeare's best loved plays to address contemporary issues.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 12, 2021
The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program Class of 2022 presents its first Greek classic, a synthesis of two timeless works by Euripides: Electra and Orestes.