A play from multi award-winning and nationally recognized playwright.
The return of a Canadian theatre milestone! Djanet Sears’ rhapsodic blues riff on Othello whisks the tale off to Harlem, where a college professor leaves his grad student wife for a white colleague. The stinging abandonment leads to profound questions about love, loss, loyalty and race, played out over two centuries in a wide range of settings. An iconic work that packs as powerful a punch now as it did when it debuted over twenty years ago.
Governor General’s Literary Award
Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award
Four Dora Mavor Moore Awards (Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performance by a Female)
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Photo of Virgilia Griffith by Jim Ryce
Approximate running time is 2 hours 30 minutes including intermission.