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Delve into madness in QCC’s ‘Othello’

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With its modern-day dress and staging, the Queensborough production makes Shakespeare’s work more accessible and compelling to a contemporary audience. Among literature’s greatest tragedies, “Othello” concerns a man of African heritage who is victimized in a white European society. “Othello,” the “Moor of Venice,” is ultimately done in by Iago’s ambition and by his own jealousy.

The title role will be portrayed by QCC student (and Queens Village resident) Truman Lofton. Other members of the multicultural cast include students Mariel Delghavi of Jamaica (as Desdemona), Kristina Lomboy of Bellerose (as Emilia), David Holliday of Bayside (as Cassio), and Steven Margulies of Floral Park (as Roderigo). The part of the diabolical Iago will be played by guest artist Arthur Adair of the LaMaMa Theater Troupe.

Performances will take place in the Shadowbox Theater, located in the Z Building, on Fridays, March 27 and April 4, at 8 p.m., Saturdays, March 28 and April 5 at 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 2 at 1:15 p.m., and Thursdays, March 27 and April 3, at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets are available at the Box Office (Library Building, first floor) or one hour before the performance at the door. For more ticket information call the QCC Box Office 718-631-6311. For group sales call 718-281-5371.

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