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Othello: Review


As a slightly unreliable Shakespeare fan, I was anxious about reviewing this performance. My nerves were wasted energy. I was as wooed by this production as Desdemona was by its namesake – the intensity and passion of the BTC’s version of… 334 more words

Othello Criterion Blu-ray Review

Orson Welles’ “Othello” is a flawed, but quality adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play. 514 more words

Blu-Ray Review

A submission!

Today we received a really nice email from a follower of the blog.  She also sent us a copy of her recent essay, about the power of language in Othello. 1,278 more words



O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;
It is the green-ey’d monster, which doth mock
The meat it feeds on.”
William Shakespeare, Othello (Act 3, Scene 3) 253 more words


An Englishman Writing “Italian” Plays

In many of his plays Shakespeare place the setting in Italy, in places like Verona, Padua, and Ancient Rome. Despite his setting of plays in this country, this is not where he was not originally from. 1,484 more words