Much Ado About Shakespeare: Macbeth, Othello and More Highlight 2013-14 Season

By Benjamin Solomon
12 Oct 2013



"I think Shakespeare's work is the perfect way to explore the issue of stop-and-frisk."
Othello
Hudson Guild Theater
Through Nov. 2

The New York Shakespeare Exchange brings a dash of youthful insight to the Bard's tale of jealousy and deceit. Cristina Lundy directs Terence MacSweeny as Iago and Keldrick Crowder as Othello in this downtown production which "transports the Moor of Venice to a world where stop-and-frisk can become the political issue of the day and innocent men are gunned down because of the color of their skin," said Ross Williams, NYSE's producing artistic director. shakespeareexchange.org

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