Monday, July 15, 2024

The Moor I Want to Love by Abdul-Rehman Malik

By Abdul-Rehman Malik. How would our view of Othello change if we knew he were a Muslim?

SOURCE: HowlRound at 09:39AM
Wednesday, July 3, 2024

At Firehouse Theater, ‘Othello 2024’ really sizzles by Eric Fitzgerald

Andrew Uhlenhopp directs a modernized version of Shakespeare's tragedy of jealousy The post At Firehouse Theater, ‘Othello 2024’ really sizzles appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 01:37PM
Sunday, June 23, 2024

‘We’re going to find the next Shakespeare’: inside DC’s $80m library renovation by David Smith In Washington

The reopened Folger Shakespeare Library aims to bring a wider audience to the world’s biggest collection of the Bard’s printed works When Owen Dodson cast Earle Hyman as Hamlet in a prod…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:32PM
Friday, June 21, 2024

Bridgerton's Jonathan Bailey to Play Richard II in London by Darryn King

Olivier Award winner and Bridgerton star Jonathan Bailey will play Richard II in London. The production of Shakespeare’s play will be directed by Nicholas Hytner. Performances begin at the…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 02:02PM

Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey to play Richard II on London stage by Chris Wiegand

Nicholas Hytner has shared details of his forthcoming production, which will give the actor his highest profile Shakespeare role to date Bridgerton’s Jonathan Bailey is to play Richard II …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:32AM
Friday, June 7, 2024

‘Home’ Director Kenny Leon Talks Play’s Broadway Revival and Teases Denzel Washington and Jake Gyllenhaal in Upcoming ‘Othello’ by Lexi Carson

On Wednesday night, the cast and crew of “Home” welcomed the Tony-winning play back to Broadway for the first time since 1979 at the Todd Haimes Theatre. “Home” is directed by Tony-w…

SOURCE: Variety at 10:12AM
Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Jake Gyllenhaal Discusses Learning Shakespeare for Broadway's OTHELLO

In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Tony award-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal discussed several of his current and upcoming projects, including his turn as the villainous Iago i…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:54AM
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Highlights of Chukwudi Iwuji, Corey Stoll & More in OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park! by BroadwayWorld

From BroadwayWorld's Archive: The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of OTHELLO is currently running at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through Sunday, June 24. G…

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:18PM
Sunday, May 5, 2024

York International Shakespeare festival review – the bard without borders by Clare Brennan

York St John University, YorkFootsbarn Travelling Theatre’s Twelfth Night and a Turkish Macbeth rubbed shoulders with manga, memoir and a Ukrainian scratch show at this boundary-defying fe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:54AM
Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Theatreworks intrigues audiences with a radically reimagined ‘Othello’ by Judith Sears

In the Springs, Shakespeare’s tragedy is set during the Civil War The post Theatreworks intrigues audiences with a radically reimagined ‘Othello’ appeared first on OnStage Colorado.

SOURCE: OnStage Colorado at 03:22PM
Sunday, April 28, 2024

Patrick Page | Red Bull Theater Podcast by Red Bull Theater

Celebrated Shakespearean actor and Tony Award-nominee PATRICK PAGE  joins host NATHAN WINKELSTEIN, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director,  for a conversation exploring Iago, focused on …

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:24AM
Tuesday, April 23, 2024

David Harewood says white actors should be able to play Othello in Blackface by Annabel Nugent

‘If you want to Black it up – have at it, man,’ said the ‘Homeland’ star

SOURCE: The Independent at 04:06AM
Friday, April 19, 2024

People You Should Know . . . Thomas R. Gordon by Zack Calhoon

Thomas R. Gordon (Director) is the leader of the motley crew that is The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company and a fighter for love and art in New York City. He is a graduate of Radford Universit…

SOURCE: Visible Soul at 08:48AM
Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Kit Connor and Rachel Zegler to lead ‘brutal’ Romeo + Juliet on Broadway by Benjamin Lee

Acclaimed director Sam Gold will adapt the Shakespeare tragedy with new music from hitmaker and Taylor Swift collaborator Jack Antonoff West Side Story’s Rachel Zegler and Heartstopper bre…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:41AM
Sunday, March 10, 2024

Tears, joy, yoga – and dreaded games: stage actors share their secrets of the rehearsal room by Introduction By Richard Eyre. Actor Interviews By Killian Fox

Preparation for a play is a notoriously private affair, as actors bond and experiment – and some even enjoy it more than performance. Here five actors and the director Richard Eyre share t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:18PM
Saturday, March 9, 2024

Broadway Update by Barry Gordin

Washington and Gyllenhaal to Star in Othello. By: David Sheward March 9,, 2024: Get ready for the highest-profile star casting in several years, if not decades. Oscar and Tony winner Den…

SOURCE: theaterlife at 01:41PM

Fake noses, lucky tokens and a bed of nails – Sarah Jessica Parker, Joseph Fiennes and other stars reveal their secret dressing room routines by David Levene and Miriam Gillinson

Whoever wins next month’s Olivier awards, global stars will continue to flock to the West End of London to give the stage their all. We take a peek behind the curtain … At what point doe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:24AM
Friday, March 8, 2024

UPCOMING THEATER AND MORE by Sandi Durell

The Wooster Group/Symphony of Rats – Out Of the Box Theatrics/Krysta Rodriguez – Othello/Denzel Washington & Jake Glyllenhaal – Jamie Lozano & La Familia – SoHo Playhouse/Mes…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 09:40AM
Thursday, March 7, 2024

Today on Broadway: Thursday, March 7, 2024 by Matt Tamanini

Denzel and Gyllenhaal to Bring ‘Othello’ to Broadway, ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ to Close This Month, Amber Riley to Lead ‘Preachers Wife’ World Premiere “Today on Broadway” is…

SOURCE: BroadwayRadio at 07:55AM

Denzel Washington and Jake Gyllenhaal to lead Othello on Broadway by Benjamin Lee

Stage and screen actors will take on the roles of Othello and Iago in Shakespeare’s tragedy, first Broadway staging since 1982 Denzel Washington and Jake Gyllenhaal are set to star in a ne…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:32AM
Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Denzel Washington and Jake Gyllenhaal will lead ‘Othello’ on Broadway by Michael Abourizk

The duo will star in the first Main Stem mounting of Shakespeare’s tragedy in over 40 years.

SOURCE: Broadway News Subscription at 04:41PM

Video: Denzel Washington & Jake Gyllenhaal on Stage

Shakespeare will be back on Broadway in 2025 when Denzel Washington and Jake Gyllenhaal lead Othello, directed by Kenny Leon. Recap stage highlights from both of the stars in these videos!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:56PM

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