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Urban Theatrical Players
Christopher D, dir.

Production Description

A TWIST to Shakespeare classic tragedy of a White Captain (Othello) marrying a retired black Captain's daughter (Desdemona) during World War 2. Jealously and rage occurs when Othello's Sgt Iago convinces Othello that Desdemona is having affair with Michael Cassio

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin in June in NYC. Audition Details Location Paul Robeson Theater 40 Greene Ave Brooklyn New York, between Adelphi and Carlton Downtown Friday May 31st 7:00pm-9:00pm Saturday June 1st 12:00pm-4:00pm ALL CALLBACKS will be held on Sunday June 2nd YOU MUST SEND PICTURE AND RESUME TO THE FOLLOWING EMAIL CVD1974@GMAIL.COM


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Available Roles

Rodrigo— Hispanic gentleman; rejected suitor to Desdemona 25-30
Iago— Black newly appointed Sgt. to Othello, 25-35
Brabantio—Black Senator; father to Desdemona 40-60
Othello—White Captain; husband to Desdemona 30-40
Cassio—Black or Hispanic appointed lieutenant to Othello 25-30
United States General—official who appoints Othello in a mission 40-60
Desdemona—Black wife to Othello; daughter to Brabantio 18-25
Montano—Hispanic retiring governor of Cyprus; predecessor to Othello government 35-45

Emilia— Black wife to Iago; attendant to Desdem 20-30
Smaller characters included