Desdemona, A Play About a Handkerchief
by Paula Vogel
November 9 - 25, 2018
 

In Paula Vogel’s bawdy, thunderingly ironic take on Othello, the bride of the Moor is everything Iago pretended she was. Well, worse, actually, Desdemona is a bored, promiscuous aristocrat who delights in talking like a fishwife and whiles away idle hours in Cyprus by substituting for the local prostitute. Her rapt listeners are the other reimagined women of this Shakespeare tragedy: Emilia, her servant and the wife of Iago, and Bianca, now a majestic whore of Cyprus. Though Desdemona has never been intimate with Cassio, her life is soon in danger when her husband, Othello, also suspects her of infidelity.

Performance Dates

Cast

Desdemona                                                          Josy Wegner
Emilia                                                                       Kim Glover
Bianca                                                                         Tori Allen

Production Staff

Director                                                           Stacia Zinkevich

Assistant Director                                                 Hallie Lyons

Stage Manager                                                  Audrey Bernal

Set Design                                                                   TJ Larsen

Lighting Design                                Raphael Daniels-Devost

Costume Design                                                     Kim Glover

Sound Design                                                          Jeremy Gill

Photo Credit KM2 Creative

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