Rakshita (Raks) Patel (rakspatel) wrote in mycroft_brolly,
Rakshita (Raks) Patel
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Othello, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Globe to Globe, Shakespeare's Globe

I just wanted to share some photos of the recent production of Othello by Chicago Shakespeare Theater that premiered as part of the Globe to Globe Season and that I absolutely loved. The photos all come courtesy of http://www.facebook.com/QBrothers.

Q Brothers, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Richard Jordan Productions
A fresh urban take on Shakespeare's tragedy spun out, smashed up and lyrically rewritten over original beats. The Q Brothers are America's leading re-interpreters of Shakespeare through hip hop. The Chicago Shakespeare Theater is dedicated to creating and producing classic productions that unlock Shakespeare's work for audiences from all walks of life.


Cassio (left) and Iago (right)


Cassio and the crew in full flight


Cassio and the crew in full flight


Men playing women! (just put on a wig and a dress!)

My feature on the production can be found here:
http://mycroft-brolly.livejournal.com/302832.html
Tags: shakespeare, theatre
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