Casting News: Othello

Our April/May performances of Othelloare still months away, but we’re thrilled to announce the actors who will join us for the production directed by John Langs.

Sean Phillips and Hillary Clemens will make their Seattle Shakespeare Company debuts in the roles of Othello and Desdemona. Also making her debut in the role of Bianca is Keiko Green.

Several Seattle Shakespeare Company veterans will round out the cast including: Trick Danneker (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Pygmalion) as Roderigo, Quinn Franzen (The Importance of Being Earnest) as Michael Cassio, Ray Gonzalez (As You Like It,Twelfth Night) as Montano, Darragh Kennan (Waiting for Godot, Antony and Cleopatra) as Iago, and Alexandra Tavares (The Comedy of Errors, Much Ado About Nothing) as Emilia.

Update: David Anthony Lewis (Measure for Measure) has joined the cast in the role of the Duke.

Several members of the Othello creative team have worked with director John Langs on previous productions and reassemble for this show: Jennifer Zeyle (set design), Kimberley Newton (costume design), Geoffrey Korf (light design), Robertson Witmer (sound design), Robin Macartney (prop design).

Othelloconcludes Seattle Shakespeare Company’s indoor season and will play at the Cornish Playhouse April 29 through May 17.