Othello – Portland Center Stage

0 0 April 4, 2014

Othello

April 5 — May 11
On the Main Stage

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Chris Coleman

Set in 17th century Venice, this is Shakespeare’s profound tragedy of the power of love and jealousy. A highly esteemed general serving the state of Venice, Othello, secretly marries Desdemona, the daughter of a senator. As their marriage is revealed, jealousies around their love match and Othello’s rise to prominence are unleashed, piling secret upon secret, and betrayal upon betrayal. A society seething with intrigue sets the stage for the ultimate tragedy—when love does not trust, and power is prized above all things.

https://www.pcs.org/othello/