Drama The Estates Theatre

Othello, Venetian Blackamoor

William Shakespeare

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Translation: Jiří Josek
Stage director: Daniel Špinar
Sets: Lucia Škandíková
Costumes: Iva Němcová
Light-design: Martin Špetlík
Dramaturgy: Daria Ullrichová

The most celebrated of all dramatists succeeded in depicting virtually all human passions and weaknesses. Othello is one of the Bard’s best-known tragedies. Venice is at war, the armed forces are led by a man with a different colour of skin, all sorts of people aim to make a career… This is the background to the start of a tragedy in which even the bravest man of all loses his integrity.

Premiere performances: 18 and 19 December 2014 at the Estates Theatre

Photo: Martin Kámen

Duration of the performance: 2 hours and 30 minutes, 1 intermission