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Othello by William Shakespeare

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Monday 23 September 2024



£10 / £8 concs / Free for EHU Students


Rose Theatre, Arts Centre


The Arts Centre

Monday 23 September 7:30pm

Elysium Theatre Company presents
by William Shakespeare

“Perdition catch my soul but I do love thee, and when I love thee not, chaos is come again.”

Shakespeare’s immortal tragedy of love and jealousy brought to you by award-winning northern company Elysium TC in a dazzling new production.

Cyprus is under threat from an invasion from the Turks. The Duke of Venice sends his best general, Othello the Moor, to defend the island in its hour of need. Othello is newly married to the young and beautiful Desdemona. Their love seems indestructible. But as the fate of Europe hangs in the balance Othello’s malevolent officer Iago has other plans. Determined to destroy his commander, he rips apart Othello’s love for Desdemona by sewing seeds of jealousy in his tortured mind.

Praise for other productions by Elysium:

“Extraordinary… Electrifying.” – Mirage News on ‘Macbeth’ 2023

“A find production of a modern classic… should be required viewing.” Northern Soul on ‘The Island’ 2023

“A fine production of a powerful piece of theatre.” – British Theatre Guide on ‘Miss Julie’ 2019

Funded by the Arts Council of England and Wales

Tickets: £10 / £8 concs / £5 EHU Graduates / Free for EHU Students

Free for schools and colleges. Please contact the Box Office to make a group booking enquiry.

Who is this event for?

Current staff Current students Everyone