• 3hrs (incl. interval)

Nominated for the WhatsOnStage Awards 2024 for Best Off-West End Production

Enter the intimate confines of the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse as Shakespeare’s blistering tragedy, OTHELLO, is laid bare by candlelight this winter as part of the venue’s 10th anniversary season.

Following 2021’s Romeo & Juliet (★★★★ ‘bold, clever, energetic’, The Guardian) in the Globe Theatre, Director Ola Ince debuts in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse with Shakespeare’s confronting look at the destructive impact of racism that asks: How do we respond to Black success? And what does it mean for accomplished Black men to be torn down by the society that initially lauded them?

‘But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.’ Act I, scene 1

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What is Othello about?

Othello, the General. Othello, the hero. Othello, the husband. Othello, the Black man. Praised by everyone, Othello has carved a successful career for himself. Until one man’s unrestrained jealousy and deceitful manipulation starts a fire that corrodes not only Othello’s reputation, but his own sanity as well. Othello, the target. Othello, the enemy. Othello, the murderer.

Ticket Information

Tickets available for performances from 19 Jan – 13 Apr 2024

Running Time

3hrs (incl. interval)

Cast & Creatives

William Shakespeare (Writer), Ola Ince (Director)

Content Warning: The play contains themes of domestic abuse, misogyny, anti-black racism and offensive language. The play also contains violence, including murder and suicide.

Booking Period

19 Jan - 13 Apr 2024

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