Othello (1989): Royal Shakespeare Company, The Other Place

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Location: The Other Place
Live Performance

This production was the first time the Royal Shakespeare Company had employed a black man to play Othello, the opera singer Willard White.


The production transferred to the Young Vic Theatre in London.


This production was also the last production that was performed in the original The Other Place - the tin shed - before it was torn down and a new, modern studio theatre was built.

Pe People involved in this production