• Waiting for Othello

Event Details

Wed 17 May - Thu 18 May

Time: 7.45pm

Venue: Studio

Ticket Information: £12

Booking Fee: £1.50 transaction fee per booking

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Producer: EKIPA Theatre (Poland)

Directed by: Jan Naturski

Waiting for Othello

A play about tolerance, respect and patriotism...

Two half-African, half-European actors meet, at auditions for the role of Othello.. Both are children of immigrants, and both are looking for their identity - split between two continents and cultures. When is the colour of our skin a problem? And when it is an advantage? The answer is hard to define - as hard as the role of Othello, which for our characters is a dream, but also a curse.

Waiting for Othello is a comedy, with roots in Shakespeare, Beckett and clowning.

The questions which appear during the play, are born from the search for a truth...because only truth can liberate us.

Part of York International Shakespeare Festival