Tragedy - Revival

Shubert Theatre

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  • Opening Date: October 19, 1943
  • Closing Date: July 1, 1944
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 296

Playwright: William Shakespeare


Othello, a Moor who has become a general in the Venetian army, sees his happy marriage to the beautiful Desdemona destroyed when his seemingly trustworthy ensign, Iago, suggests to him that she may be unfaithful, in William Shakespeare's tragedy of revenge, jealousy and intrigue.


Opening Night Cast

Paul Robeson Othello
José Ferrer Iago
Uta Hagen Desdemona
James Monks Cassio
Margaret Webster Emilia
Sam Banham First Cypriot Soldier
Henry Barnard Messenger
Bruce Brighton Third Cypriot Soldier
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Margaret Webster Staging
  Robert Edmond Jones Scenic Design
  Robert Edmond Jones Lighting Design
  John Yorke Company Manager
  Alfred H. Tamarin General Press Representative
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