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Gil Faison and Miranda Kahn play Othello and Desdemona (photo by Jonathan Young)

David Henderson Steals the Show as Iago in “Othello”

Deep Dish Theater Company’s modern-dress production of “Othello” is deeply flawed but has its pleasures. Unfortunately, Gil Faison’s twitchy performance in the title role is not one of them.

Gil Faison and Miranda Kahn play Othello and Desdemona (photo by Jonathan Young)

Deep Dish’s “Othello” Stars Gil Faison and Miranda Kahn as the Noble Moor and His Ill-Fated Bride

For its 2010-11 season-ender, Deep Dish Theater Company will present a modern-dress production of “Othello,” English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy of a noble warrior whose spiteful subordinate who incites him to murder his new bride by falsely claiming that is she is being unfaithful to him.

NORTH CAROLINA’S OUTDOOR DRAMAS PROLIFERATE IN 2010

Seventy-three years ago, celebrated Chapel Hill, NC playwright Paul Green (1894-1981), who won the 1927 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for IN ABRAHAM’S BOSOM, pioneered a whole new genre, which he called a “symphonic drama of American history,” when he wrote THE LOST COLONY about the ill-fated 1587 English attempt to plant a permanent settlement on… Read More ›