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Theater Review: “Play On! Othello” – A Painful and Invigorating Update

By David Greenham | April 22, 2021

You need to hear this play. Especially if you are white and already “know” Othello. Listen again (and again) and prepare to question old assumptions.

Play On! Othello by William Shakespeare. Translated by Mfoniso Udofia. Directed by Christopher V. Edwards. Sound design by Colin Fleming. Sound engineering by Abraham Joyner-Meyers. Edited by Sanjana Kumar. Graphic design by Jules Talbot. Sage management by Adele Nadine Traub. Part of the Holding the Mirror Up: Classics Through a BIPOC Lens trilogy produced virtually by Actors’ Shakespeare Project, April 26 through May 9.