20 September to 1 October 2016
Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm (Sunday Matinees at 3.00 pm Only)
No Monday Performances
Performed by Marco Gambino, Othello and Iago fuse to become a single force bent on self-annihilation.
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A highly-wrought, interior and poetic study of personal anguish and self-destruction.
Othello and Iago fuse to become a single force bent on self-annihilation. The two characters constantly mirror each other, as if Othello’s jealousy needs to be fed by Iago’s inner voice. Jealousy is a monstrous interior force, which can devour anyone. Iago represents this cannibalistic energy and will that ends up devouring his own double: Othello. A highly-wrought, interior and poetic study of personal anguish and self-destruction.
Roberto Cavosi’s work absorbs and transforms the psychological intensity at the heart of modern and contemporary theatre, from Pirandello to Beckett. Othello’s Guilt is a monologue adapted and directed by Cavosi inspired by Shakespeare’s play.
The production is a 50 minute monologue with actor Marco Gambino, who returns to The Rose Playhouse after performing a brief extract of the play at The International Voice in Shakespeare conference on Six Characters in search of author. He has recently received international acclaim after appearing in popular Italian television series Squadra Antimafia, and Inspector Montalbano.
Please note all performances are in English except on Tuesday 27 September when the performance will be in Italian with a post-show talk with Prof. Sonia Massai (King's College), Dr. Enza De Francisci University College London) and Actor Marco Gambino.
The Rose is an indoor archaeological site; it is advisable to dress warmly because there is no heating. There are no toilets, so please use those at Shakespeare’s Globe, which is 200 metres away.