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from TONI MORRISON & WILLIAMS SHAKESPEARE
SANDERS THEATRE | Cambridge, MA | April 2019
[OTHELLO] DESDEMONA is a new, devised work combining Shakespeare's Othello with Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison's play Desdemona, and original music by queer pop artist Be Steadwell (Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center). Morrison's response to Othello is an intimate dialogue of words and music between Desdemona and her African nurse Barbary, performed by Steadwell herself, giving voice and depth to the female characters of the play..
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