Tragedy - Revival

Winter Garden Theatre

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  • First Preview: January 29, 1982
  • Opening Date: February 3, 1982
  • Closing Date: May 23, 1982
  • Previews: 6
  • Performances: 126

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 Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Peter Coe Director
  David Chapman Scenic Design
  Robert Fletcher Costume Design
  Marc B. Weiss Lighting Design
  Patrik D. Moreton Hair Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Outstanding Actor in a Play Christopher Plummer Winner
1982 Outstanding Costume Design Robert Fletcher Nominee
1982 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Aideen O'Kelly Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1982 Actor in a Play Christopher Plummer Nominee
1982 Revival (Play or Musical)   Winner
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