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2015 FESTIVAL PARTNERS

The Harlem Shakespeare Festival is a subsidiary of Take Wing And Soar Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved © 2011-2015

DEBRA ANN BYRD /TAKE WING AND SOAR PRODUCTIONS

VOZA RIVERS/ NEW HERITAGE THEATRE GROUP

WEST HARLEM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

COUNCIL MEMBER INEZ E. DICKENS, NY City Council

 

 

 

THE TRAGEDY OF OTHELLO: The Moor of Venice

 

by William Shakespeare

directed by Trezana Beverley

 

THE PLAY

A love that defies the boundaries of race

A hatred that defies all boundaries of reason

Together they will transform a lover's world of sighs

into a universe of hurt ... "Othello": be careful who you trust.

 

 

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE & TICKET INFO

L I M I T E D   E N G A G E M E N T

Friday, November 6th thru Sunday November 22nd, 2015

 

Friday, November 6th at 7:30pm ............. Preview 1

Saturday, November 7th at 7:30pm ........ Preview 2

Sunday, November 8th at 3:00pm ..........  Press Night / Talk Back with the Artists

 

Tuesday, November 10th at 7:00pm ...... Opening Night Gala

Wednesday, November 11th at 7:30pm

Thursday, November 12th at 7:30pm

Friday, November 13th at 7:30pm

Saturday, November 14th at 7:30pm

Sunday, November 15th at 3:00pm ........ Youth Day & Talk Back with The Artists

 

Thursday, November 19th at 7:30pm

Friday, November 20th at 7:30pm

Saturday, November 21st at 2:30pm

Saturday November 21st at 7:30pm

Sunday, November 22nd at 3:00pm ....... Closing Night Party

 

SPECIAL DATES

OPENING NIGHT GALA: Tuesday, 11/10 at @ 7:00pm (Reception following Performance)

TALK BACK with ARTISTS: Sunday, 11/8 & 11/15 (Following 3:00pm Performance

CLOSING NIGHT PARTY: Sunday, 11/22 (Following 3:00pm Performance)

 

TICKETS

Limited Seating -- Book your seats in Advance!!

General Admission $18 / Opening Night Gala Tickets $100 / Closing Night Party $35

 

RESERVATIONS

866.441.9962 // Online - https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/32845 /

Box Office opens 1 hour before curtain

 

 

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THE COMPANY

THE CREATIVE TEAM

Director: Trezana Beverley

Dramaturgy & Text: Dathan B. Williams

Scenic & Lighting Design: Will Cotton

Sound Design: David D. Wright

Costume Consultant: Gail Cooper-Hecht

Fight Choreographer: Denise Hurd

Dance Choreographer: Christine Campbell

 

THE PRODUCTION TEAM

Production Stage Manager: Norman Anthony Small

Assistant Stage Manager: Julius Hollingsworth

Assistants to the Producers: Julius Hollingsworth & Lainie Cooke

Festival Ambassador: Tom Martin

Graphic Design: dabgrafix designs ltd.

 

FESTIVAL PRESS REPRESENTATIVE

Penny Landau / MAYA Public Relations NY

 

SPECIAL EVENT HOSTS

Hon. David Weaver & Tom Martin

THE CAST

Debra Ann Byrd* … OTHELLO

Mary Chieffo … IAGO

Mary Hodges* … CASSIO

Daniela Maria Amador … RODERIGO

Claire Jamison … DESDEMONA

Natasha Yannacañedo* … EMILIA

Susan Barrett* … BRABANTIO

Amy Driesler* … MONTANO

Beverley Prentice … BIANCA

Penny Landau*… GRATIANO/Ensemble

Christine Campbell* … DUKE/Ensemble

Maria Hoffman … LODOVICO/Ensemble

Remington Moses … CLOWN/ Ensemble

Karen Holland … Ensemble

Liz Morgan* … Ensemble

Dominican Pie … Ensemble

 

*Members of Actors Equity

Run time: 

2 Hours 45 minutes

[includes intermission]

 

Box office

OvationTix.com

866-811-4111

 

Venue

DOROTHY MAYNOR THEATER

409 West 141st Street

New York, NY 10031

141st & St. Nicholas Avenue

 

Directions

A, B, C, D TRAIN to 145th Street

M3 BUS to 141st Street

Bx19 BUS to 145th Street

Walk long block along St. Nicholas Avenue to 141st Street.  Theatre is on the corner of 14st Street and St. Nicholas Avenue

 

 

 

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Festival events are supported in part by the West Harlem Development Corporation /TIDES Foundation, the City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council - Coalition of Theatres of Color, NYC Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYC Council Member Inez E. Dickens, The New York State Council on the Arts, The Greater Harlem Chamber Of Commerce, Community Works, Community Matters NYC, Con Edison, The Ford Foundation and The Arlen Charitable Trust.

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