Desdemona

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Farming Life
Hollie does the double at FinvoyBoyd, Kiltealy Flight; 3. Jim Newsam, Wellan Limelight; 4. Marcus Hayden, Mount
Hollie does the double at Finvoy
Farming Life / Posted 5 days ago
Boyd, Kiltealy Flight; 3. Jim Newsam, Wellan Limelight; 4. Marcus Hayden, Mount Panther; 5. Sophie Alexander, Treliver Desdemona; 6. Lucy Hancock, Porter Lady. CNC1*: 1. Jonathan Steele, Mr Green; 2. Steven Smith, EMS Florence; 3. Steven... Read more
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Metro Silicon Valley
Pear Slices | Pear Theatre | Mountain View | Stage | PlaywrightHELL HATH NO FURY: Juliet (Nicole Martin), Desdemona (April Culver), and Lady
Pear Slices | Pear Theatre | Mountain View | Stage | Playwright
Metro Silicon Valley / Posted 5 days ago
HELL HATH NO FURY: Juliet (Nicole Martin), Desdemona (April Culver), and Lady Macbeth (Kristin Walter) are livid—with William Shakespeare—in the Pear Slice one-act 'Alternative Text-Send.' Mountain View's Pear Theatre is continuing its long-running... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Vertigo Theatre's Goodnight Desdemona (Good morning Juliet) will have you rolling in the aislesLike Alice and Wendy before her, Constance Ledbelly — the hero of Anne-Marie Ma
Vertigo Theatre's Goodnight Desdemona (Good morning Juliet) will have you rolling in the aisles
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Like Alice and Wendy before her, Constance Ledbelly — the hero of Anne-Marie MacDonald’s Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) — goes on an exotic journey of self discovery. Where Alice went to Wonderland and Wendy to Neverland, Constance goes... Read more
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examiner.com
A fascinating slice of theatrical history from San Francisco Playhousesincere and commanding. Susi Damilano, in a vivacious portrayal of actress Elle
A fascinating slice of theatrical history from San Francisco Playhouse
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
sincere and commanding. Susi Damilano, in a vivacious portrayal of actress Ellen Tree, is eager to ensure that both she, as Desdemona, and her new leading man are right in tune with each other - a situation which does not impress her fiancé, Charles... Read more
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examiner.com
Literature based movies on works of William Shakespeare, Shakespearean playsand some seriously awesome acting, then you want Lawrence Fishburne as the Moor
Literature based movies on works of William Shakespeare, Shakespearean plays
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
and some seriously awesome acting, then you want Lawrence Fishburne as the Moorish king Othello, Irene Jacob his beloved Desdemona and Kenneth Branaugh his treacherous Iago. Michael Maloney makes a great Roderigo. "A Midsummer Night's Dream"... Read more
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express
Where are they now...? Only Fools and Horses star Sue Holdernessand they totally supported me – always turning out to see me perform. “I was t
Where are they now...? Only Fools and Horses star Sue Holderness
express / Posted 17 days ago
and they totally supported me – always turning out to see me perform. “I was thrilled to get my first professional role as Desdemona in the rock musical Catch My Soul, with P.J. Proby. However, as I hadn’t done 40 weeks’ work in the provinces,... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Shakespeare at 400racial origins. His religion remains uncertain throughout. In Act One of Othel
Shakespeare at 400
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
racial origins. His religion remains uncertain throughout. In Act One of Othello, he says that he has been able to marry Desdemona, the daughter of a leading Venetian senator and a woman half his age, because of his qualities and her desire. She... Read more
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New York Post
Metropolitan Opera tenor takes the stage again — in costumehe sang Otello’s lines while Antonenko mouthed the aria and acted out the scene
Metropolitan Opera tenor takes the stage again — in costume
New York Post / Posted 25 days ago
he sang Otello’s lines while Antonenko mouthed the aria and acted out the scene. Anile sang as Otello strangled his wife, Desdemona, during the pivotal 13-minute scene before the character stabs himself to death. Anile wowed the audience with his... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Othello reimagined by a cheeky Maori and his masksmasks, Taylor (Mahana, Hoki Mai Tama Mā) says: “We’ve put the spotlight on the
Othello reimagined by a cheeky Maori and his masks
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 26 days ago
masks, Taylor (Mahana, Hoki Mai Tama Mā) says: “We’ve put the spotlight on the characters of Iago, Rodrigo, Othello and Desdemona and explored them physically through the performance mask form. In this version the war setting is maintained as... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Show keeps actors on their toesdescent, Filipo grew up in Rotorua and stumbled into acting because he wanted t
Show keeps actors on their toes
Otago Daily Times / Posted 26 days ago
descent, Filipo grew up in Rotorua and stumbled into acting because he wanted to kiss a girl - he played Othello, she, Desdemona in the school play. ‘‘I did it for the laughs, drama classes until one of the teachers suggested I try out for... Read more
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NBC Miami
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC Miami / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC Connecticut / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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NBC Washington
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC Washington / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC Bay Area / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC San Diego / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Second Shades Performs Revamped Adaptationsall the dead characters wear starry, white masks. The scene depicts Othello (Ma
Second Shades Performs Revamped Adaptations
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 28 days ago
all the dead characters wear starry, white masks. The scene depicts Othello (Malcolm Phillips ’19) murdering his wife, Desdemona (Marcia Saetang ’19), who was wrongly thought to have been cheating on her husband with his friend Cassio (David... Read more
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NBC New York
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakersthat news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava,
Met Opera Understudy Makes Debut in Jeans, Sneakers
NBC New York / Posted 28 days ago
that news of the debut made it back to his home town in Italy. Hibla Gerzmava, the Russian soprano playing Othello’s wife Desdemona, said the sudden change took her for as much of a loop as it did Anile and the audience. But she applauded him for... Read more
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New York Post
Tenor makes Metropolitan Opera debut in jeans and a t-shirtstage right, illuminating his waist-length cape, blue jeans, and gray sneakers.
Tenor makes Metropolitan Opera debut in jeans and a t-shirt
New York Post / Posted 29 days ago
stage right, illuminating his waist-length cape, blue jeans, and gray sneakers. Otello’s character strangles his wife, Desdemona, during the pivotal 13-minute scene, before stabbing himself to death. Anile said he wasn’t nervous, having played... Read more
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Calgary Sun
The play's the thing for Calgary-based The Shakespeare Companybase. The current season closes in May with Kate Newby's take on Anne-Marie Ma
The play's the thing for Calgary-based The Shakespeare Company
Calgary Sun / Posted 29 days ago
base. The current season closes in May with Kate Newby's take on Anne-Marie MacDonald's award-winning comedy Good Night Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet, featuring an all-female cast. The 2016/2017 season is being dubbed A Season of Deceit and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Italian tenor makes Met Opera debut with 5 minutes noticeacted the role and mouthed the words. "No time to change. No time for anything
Italian tenor makes Met Opera debut with 5 minutes notice
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
acted the role and mouthed the words. "No time to change. No time for anything," Anile said. Otello strangles his wife, Desdemona, during the 13-minute scene and sings the aria "Niun mi tema (Let no one fear me)" before stabbing himself to... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Italian tenor makes Met Opera debut with 5 minutes noticeacted the role and mouthed the words. "No time to change. No time for anything
Italian tenor makes Met Opera debut with 5 minutes notice
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 30 days ago
acted the role and mouthed the words. "No time to change. No time for anything," Anile said. Otello strangles his wife, Desdemona, during the 13-minute scene and sings the aria "Niun mi tema (Let no one fear me)" before stabbing himself to... Read more
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metro
10 films you didn’t know were based on Shakespeare playsplay, Anakin is the good soldier led astray by jealousy and a quest for power b
10 films you didn’t know were based on Shakespeare plays
metro / Posted a month ago
play, Anakin is the good soldier led astray by jealousy and a quest for power by Iago stand-in Palpatine. He loses faith in the honourable Padme, but rather than killing her, as Othello does Desdemona, he merely causes her to die of a broken h... Read more
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The New Statesman
Shakespeare, our contemporary: the Bard 400 years laterTheatre of Great Britain, adored by Oscar nominations must be fair-minded. Pe
Shakespeare, our contemporary: the Bard 400 years later
The New Statesman / Posted a month ago
Theatre of Great Britain, adored by Oscar nominations must be fair-minded. Perhaps I should weigh the finale in terms of Desdemona, white as Civilisation, being savoured, while snuffed, by a nasty mass for her privileged ignorance? Or admire... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Female Macbeths, Asian King Lears: Shakespeare embraces diversitytyrants." A female Othello can be as murderously jealous as a male in the role
Female Macbeths, Asian King Lears: Shakespeare embraces diversity
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted a month ago
tyrants." A female Othello can be as murderously jealous as a male in the role, Ryan believes, and her relationship with Desdemona would be even more powerfully transgressive. "A female soldier can die on the front line, so why can't a female... Read more
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The Hindu
Shakespeare in Bollywoodhis ability not just as a director but also as a musician. The song “O Saathi R
Shakespeare in Bollywood
The Hindu / Posted a month ago
his ability not just as a director but also as a musician. The song “O Saathi Re” features Omkara (Othello) and Dolly (Desdemona) prancing around happily in their rustic U.P. house. But the song plants a feeling of doubt with the ominous fall... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sound for Sight Benefit Concert Ready to Rock!team. The exciting line-up this year includes; local heavy weights Penilane, Ru
Sound for Sight Benefit Concert Ready to Rock!
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
team. The exciting line-up this year includes; local heavy weights Penilane, Rushour, alternative three piece RAT, Desdemona, Bourbon and Traffic, As Night Fades, Daena, Gasoline, Blikweg from the coast, Solitary Man, Haak en Steek, Sonet,... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Shakespeare’s complex views of the Islamic worldof the play, who refers to him as a “Moor” and in debasing terminology; it is h
Shakespeare’s complex views of the Islamic world
Namibia Economist / Posted 1 months ago
of the play, who refers to him as a “Moor” and in debasing terminology; it is he who refers to his sexual relationship with Desdemona as “an old black ram tupping…[a] white ewe”, where the word “tupping” is reserved for the copulation of animals. He... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
St Albans Shakespeare Festival: The Bard’s women join forces in Breakaway productionhaving hardly any decent roles and she’s going to do something about it. She ca
St Albans Shakespeare Festival: The Bard’s women join forces in Breakaway production
Herts Advertiser / Posted 1 months ago
having hardly any decent roles and she’s going to do something about it. She can’t do it alone, so she calls a meeting with Desdemona, Cleopatra, Kate the ‘Shrew’, Juliet and her Nurse. Together they will make Shakespeare see the error of his... Read more
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Island Packet
Thinkest thou knowest thy Shakespeare? (Forsooth, no cheating!)“Happy Days” B. “Friends” C. “Gilligan’s Island” D. “Star Trek” 8. Which U.
Thinkest thou knowest thy Shakespeare? (Forsooth, no cheating!)
Island Packet / Posted 1 months ago
“Happy Days” B. “Friends” C. “Gilligan’s Island” D. “Star Trek” 8. Which U.S. president once dressed in drag to play Desdemona in “Othello”? A. Thomas Jefferson B. Ulysses S. Grant C. Theodore Roosevelt D. Bill Clinton 9. Which... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Thinkest thou knowest thy Shakespeare? (Forsooth, no cheating!)“Happy Days” B. “Friends” C. “Gilligan’s Island” D. “Star Trek” 8. Which U.
Thinkest thou knowest thy Shakespeare? (Forsooth, no cheating!)
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
“Happy Days” B. “Friends” C. “Gilligan’s Island” D. “Star Trek” 8. Which U.S. president once dressed in drag to play Desdemona in “Othello”? A. Thomas Jefferson B. Ulysses S. Grant C. Theodore Roosevelt D. Bill Clinton 9. Which... Read more
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