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Othello


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Ron Daniels’ “enrichingly nuanced” (The Washington Post) production of Othello returns for the 27th annual Free For All, a beloved Washington tradition. Among the exotic airs and mysterious shadows of Cyprus, newly married and promoted Moorish general Othello finds himself the pawn in the manipulative games of his right-hand man, Iago. As his imagination is poisoned, Othello turns on his new bride Desdemona and his loyal lieutenant Cassio, and rapidly spirals from hero to murderer in one of Shakespeare’s most haunting tragedies. Performances run August 15th- August 27th, 2017. 

Earlier Event: August 14
Metropolitan Restaurant Week
Later Event: August 15
Pulitzer Price Photographs Gallery