18
Mar
09

Othello Rises Again

“The Artists Formerly Known as Milwaukee Shakespeare” present a staged reading of Othello.

Where: Live Artists Have to Eat studio – 228 S. 1st Street, #302 is off Oregon. There is only street parking; also the garage across the river at
Chicago and 1st. There is a freight elevator but there ARE steps to get to the elevator, so the building is not handicapped accessible.

What: A staged reading of Othello – an “Equity members project.”  There is no cost to attend the reading, though donations will be accepted.  Reservations are strongly recommended as space is limited. To reserve a seat, email othelloreservations@gmail.com.

When: Only3 performances – Friday, May 1 at 7:30; Saturday, May 2 at 7:30; Sunday, May 3 at 2:00

Who: Much of the original cast for Milwaukee Shakespeare’s scheduled production of Othello as well as some Milwaukee Shakespeare favorites will be participating in this reading.

  • Director – Paula Suozzi
  • Othello – Wayne T. Carr* (King of Navarre in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Posthumous in Cymbeline, Prince John in 2 Henry IV)
  • Iago – Mark H. Dold* (Malvolio in Twelfth Night)
  • Cassio – Nicholas Harazin (Guiderius in Cymbeline, Poins in 1 Henry IV, Tranio in The Taming of the Shrew, Florizel in A Winter’s Tale)
  • Emilia – Tiffany Vance  (Margaret in Much Ado About Nothing)
  • Desdemona – Courtney Jones (Lady Mortimer in 1 Henry IV)
  • Roderigo – Emmitt Morgans
  • Brabantio – Bryce Lord (Cymbeline, Frances/Westmoreland in 1 Henry IV, Captain in Macbeth)
  • Lodovico – Brian J. Gill* (Orsino in Twelfth Night, Prince Henry in 2 Henry IV, Hotspur in 1 Henry IV, Banquo in Macbeth)
  • Montano – Matt Daniels* (Vernon in 1 Henry IV, Bolingbroke in Richard II, Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, A Comedy of Errors)
  • Bianca – Maggie Arndt
  • Senator – Patrick Lawlor* (Worcester in 1 Henry IV)
  • Narrator – Carrie Van Hallgren

Why: Because we really wanted to do this play.  And we want to see if Milwaukee demands Shakespeare.

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