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Othello ( Cast list for 10 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play by Shakespeare with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides castings for 6 to 10 playreaders, plus the original, Jacobean, cast list.  This cast list is for 10 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup window (accessed via …Read More

Othello ( Cast list for 9 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play by Shakespeare with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides castings for 6 to 10 playreaders, plus the original, Jacobean, cast list.  This cast list is for 9 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup window (accessed via …Read More

Othello ( Cast list for 8 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play by Shakespeare with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides castings for 6 to 10 playreaders, plus the original, Jacobean, cast list.  This cast list is for 8 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup window (accessed …Read More

Othello ( Cast list for 7 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play by Shakespeare with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides cast list for 6 to 10 playreaders, plus the original Jacobean casting.  This casting is for 7 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup windows (accessed via the …Read More

Othello (MFFEV5 Casting for 6 players)

Othello  is a Jacobean play with a relatively small cast. Players-Shakespeare.com’s MFFEV5 edition provides castings for 6 to 10 playreaders.  This casting is for 6 players. The roles for each player are shown below with links to a highlight text script. If you want to read your script in Parts and Cues format, change the script format in the setup windows (accessed via the gearwheel in the top right-hand corner of …Read More

Othello ‘Round-robin’ play-reading for 2 – 5 readers

If you can only get a few people (2 – 5)  together to do a play-reading, probably the most practical way of reading the play is to read it ‘rouond-robin’. In other words, each player reads a speech in turn. The first reader reads the first speech; then the next speaker in a clockwise direction reads the next speech; and so on until all the speakers have read, and then …Read More

List of Speaking Characters in Othello

List of Characters (in alphabetical sequence): . BIANCA Cassio’s Mistress . BRABANTIO Desdemona’s father . CASSIO Othello’s lieutenant . CLOWN . DESDEMONA Othello’s new wife. . DUKE The Duke of Venice, who asks Othello to go to Cyprus. . EMILIA Desdemona’s lady’s maid and wife of Iago. . GENTLEMAN1 . GENTLEMAN2 . GENTLEMAN3 . GRATIANO A noble Venetian, Desdemona’s cousin. . HERALD . IAGO Othello’s ‘ancient’ who had hoped to …Read More

Introduction to Othello

Introduction: The Play: Othello was probably written in late 1603, though some think it may have been written as early as 1601, and seems to have been first performed in November 1604 at court. It is one of a series of tragedies wrote between 1599 and 1608, including the four great tragedies Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth, which established him as one of the world’s greatest dramatists, and some …Read More

Othello: A1S3 Put money in thy purse

At the moment  (11th March ’17), we’re busy preparing Othello for a play-reading. That means that we’ll update the play script for the play-reading; create a few videos for the “Let’s Explore” and “Let’s Play” sections, and we’ll publish the new version of the play, with the additions towards the end of March. . This is the first of the videos which go with the play. It’s one of my favourite …Read More

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