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Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo to Premiere in 'Othello' Off-Broadway Next Season

Daniel Craig, David Oyelowo Cast in Off-Broadway 'Othello' >>

Making for an Off-Broadway bill worth the price of admission, Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo will be starring in a production of Othello next season. The duo will take on the major roles--Oyelowo as the protagonist and Craig as Iago.

The Metropolitan Opera to Drop Blackface from Fall Season Opener 'Othello'

The Metropolitan Opera to Drop Blackface from Fall Season Opener 'Othello' >>

Just announced, The Metropolitan Opera will change its staging of Verdi's "Othello" so that it no longer includes its traditional blackface-style makeup. The fall season opening performance will be the first time in the production's history since 1891 without the makeup.

EXCLUSIVE: Elliot Goldenthal on 'Symphony in G-Sharp Minor,' 'Othello' with American Ballet Theater and Why Tom Brady Deserves the Berlin Phil Gig

EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with Elliot Goldenthal >>

No doubt, you've heard Elliot Goldenthal before. Be it early efforts scoring Gus Van Sant's 'Cocaine Cowboys,' mid-career cues care of Joel Schumacher's 'Batman' reboot or his exquisite contributions to the five feature films of his partner Julie Taymor, yes, Goldenthal's music is heard most often on the big screen. Having studied under American compositional royalty like Aaron Copland and John Corigliano, though, Goldenthal is hardly some Hollywood hack.

American Players Theatre, Named Best Classical Theater in America by WSJ Critic, Adds Final Play to 2015 Season

American Players Theatre, Named Best Classical Theater in America by WSJ Critic, Adds Final Play to 2015 Season >>

Earlier this year, theater critic Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal called the American Players Theatre of Spring Green, Wis., the best classical theater in America. The company recently added the final touches to its upcoming 2015 season, adding a final play, Edward Albee's 'Seascape.'

'Othello' at Odyssey Theatre

'Othello' Starring A Martinez ('Longmire') Opens Next Week in Los Angeles >>

The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and New American Theatre present Shakespeare's tragedy with the noted TV, film and stage actor in the title role.

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