New York Theatre Workshop’s production of Othello, starring David Oyelowo and Daniel Craig, begins performances at the downtown theatre November 22. The show, which is helmed by Tony winner Sam Gold, sold out within hours last month.
The Shakespearean classic is set to officially open December 12. The limited engagement will run through January 18, 2017, at NYTW, located at 79 E. 4th Street, New York.
Oyelowo and Craig are joined by David Wilson Barnes (Bridge of Spies), Marsha Stephanie Blake (Orange is the New Black), Rachel Brosnahan (House of Cards), Blake DeLong (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), Glenn Fitzgerald (Dirty Sexy Money), Slate Holmgren (King Lear), Anthony Michael Lopez (The Penalty), Matthew Maher (The Flick), Nikki Massoud (Zealot), Kyle Vincent Terry (Robin Hood), and Finn Wittrock (American Horror Story).
Through its CheapTix initiative and TodayTix partnership, NYTW is offering $25 tickets for the first two performances of Othello, plus a limited number of tickets to all other performances via mobile lottery. The entry period for all other performances will begin each performance day at 12:01AM ET and continue until winners are notified via push notification 3-4 hours before the selected performance begins. Limit one entry per person and two tickets per winner.
Othello features scenic design by Andrew Lieberman (Look Back in Anger), costume design by David Zinn (An Act of God), lighting design by Jane Cox (Noises Off), sound design by Bray Poor (War), and fight direction by Thomas Schall (The Crucible). Andrew Wade (Matilda) is the voice director, and Michael Sexton (Titus Andronicus) is the dramaturg and text consultant.
Season memberships for the 2016-17 season are also on sale at NYTW.org or (212) 460-5475.