Event Otello: A Subversion
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Venue Theatreworks, St Kilda, VIC
First Date 9 July 1996
Opening Date 9 July 1996
Last Date 27 July 1996
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere Yes
Description A hybrid that interweaves music with passages from the Shakespeare play ... presents clearly, accessibly and entertainingly, the crucial ingredients of the
tragedy ... the cast give fine performances.
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Music
Adaptation
Tragedy
Subjects Jealousy
Race relations
Revenge
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Dalmazio Babare Actor
Wade Beed Actor
Melvin Carroll Actor
Antoinette Halloran Actor
Robert Meldrum Actor
Christen O'Leary Actor
John-Paul Hussey Adaptor
Rose Chong Costume Designer
Lloyd James Designer
Robert Draffin Director
Shane Grant Lighting Designer
Giuseppe Verdi Music and Lyrics
Peter Farnan Musical Director
John-Paul Hussey Playwright
William Shakespeare Writer
Resources
Works
Text Nationality Australia
England
Italy
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Premiere season
Australian & New Zealand Theatre Record July 1996
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 26 September 2012
Event Identifier 28118