Tragedy - Revival

City Center

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  • Opening Date: May 22, 1945
  • Closing Date: June 10, 1945
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  • Performances: 24

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
Angus Cairns Montano
Ralph Clanton Cassio
Francis Compton Brabantio
José Ferrer Iago
Uta Hagen Desdemona
Philip Huston Lodovico
Don Keefer Roderigo
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Playwright
  Tom Bennett Music
  Margaret Webster Staging
  Robert Edmond Jones Scenic Design
  Robert Edmond Jones Lighting Design
  The Theatre Guild Producer
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