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Runs from Tuesday September 18 2018 to Sunday October 28 2018

Approximate running time: 0 hours and 1 minutes

Venue

Mainspace
30 Bridgman Avenue
Toronto ON M5R 1X3

Performance Notes

× Written & Directed by Djanet Sears

A rhapsodic blues tragedy, this prequel to Shakespeare’s Othello weaves a rich tapestry of love, revenge, loyalty, and madness over three distinct time periods. Othello’s first wife, Billie, discovers that her husband has abandoned both their marriage and Harlem for Mona, a white colleague from the Upper West Side. For Billie, the betrayal is not only personal but has profound implications that resonate across two centuries.

Governor General’s Literary Award Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award Four Dora Mavor Moore Awards: Outstanding New Play Outstanding Direction Outstanding Production Outstanding Performance by a Female

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