Pittsburgh Public's Re-Imagined Othello, with Jeremy Kushnier, Begins Tonight

News   Pittsburgh Public's Re-Imagined Othello, with Jeremy Kushnier, Begins Tonight
 
Pittsburgh Public Theater's production of Othello, helmed by Ted Pappas and re-imagined in mid-19th century Venice,  begins performances April 16, with Jersey Boys' Jeremy Kushnier in the role of Iago.

Jeremy Kushnier
Jeremy Kushnier

The Shakespeare classic, starring Teagle F. Bougere (A Raisin in the Sun) in the title role and Amanda Leigh Cobb (Private Lives) as Desdemona, continues through May 17 at the O'Reilly Theater.

The production continues the theatre's 40th anniversary, which is titled "Season of Legends."

The cast also includes Edward James Hyland, Paul Terzenbach, Michael MacCauley, Daniel Krell, Larry John Meyers, David Whalen, Christopher McFarland, Jessica Wortham, Robin Abramson, Shaun Cameron Hall, Ross Kobelak, Joseph Martinez, Andrew William Miller, Garrett Storm and Michael Sullivan.

The design team features James Noone (scenery), Gabriel Berry (costumes), Kirk Bookman (lighting) and Zach Moore (sound). Randy Kovitz is the fight director, and casting is by McCorkle Casting. Ruth E. Kramer is the production stage manager, and Caitlin Roper is the assistant stage manager.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit ppt.org or phone (412) 316-1600.

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