Booking to 21 January 2023
Clint Dyer (Death of England: Parts 1, 2 and 3; Get Up Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical) directs an extraordinary new vision for one of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedies, with a cast that includes Giles Terera (Death of England: Face to Face, Hamilton), Rosy McEwen (The Alienist) and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance).
Othello plays until 21 January 2023 at the Lyttelton theatre, National Theatre
What's the story of Othello?
Othello Farewell the tranquil mind.
A bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations.
A refugee of slavery; having risen to the top of a white world, he finds that love across racial lines has a cost.
Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together.
But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.
Who is in the cast of Othello?
The cast is led by Giles Terera (Othello), Rosy McEwen (Desdemona) and Paul Hilton (Iago).
The cast features Jack Bardoe (as Roderigo), Rory Fleck Byrne (as Cassio), Kirsty J Curtis (as Bianca), Tanya Franks (as Emilia), Gareth Kennerley (as Montano/Ensemble), Martin Marquez (as Duke of Venice), Amy Newton (as Ensemble), Steffan Rizzi (as Gentleman 3/1st Senator/Ensemble) and Jay Simpson (as Brabantio).
Who are the creative team of Othello?
Othello is directed by Clint Dyer with set design by Chloe Lamford, costume design by Michael Vale and lighting design Jai Morjaria. Music and Sound is byPete Malkin and Benjamin Grant, movement director is Lucie Pankhurst and the fight director is Kev McCurdy.
Reviews of Othello★★★★ "Clint Dyer makes this tragedy feel utterly new" - Guardian
★★★★ "A cold-eyed Iago and a menacing chorus dominate this tragedy" - The Times
★★★★ "Giles Terera shines in this powerful, brutal staging" - Evening Standard
Matinees: Wednesday, Friday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Audio-described performances Wednesday 21 December at 2pm with a Touch Tour at 12.30pm Saturday 14 January 2023 at 2pm with a Touch Tour at 12.30pm
Chilled performance Wednesday 28 December at 2pm
BSL interpreted performance Thursday 12 January 2023 at 7.30pm
Smart caption glasses Available for performances from 7.30pm on Saturday 3 December
Venue InformationNational Theatre - Lyttelton Theatre, Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX
Nearest Tube or Train: Waterloo (Jubilee line, Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, X68, RV1