“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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.