Tragedy - Original

New Amsterdam Theatre

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  • Opening Date: January 6, 1937
  • Closing Date: January 23, 1937
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 21

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

Brian Aherne Iago
Walter Huston Othello
Walter Beck Lodovico
Elliott C. Brown Gentleman of Cyprus
Leo Chalzel Montano
Edward Fielding Brabantio
Philip Foster Messenger
Natalie Hall Emilia
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Robert Edmond Jones Staging
  Robert Edmond Jones Scenic Design
  Max Gordon Producer
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