Othello

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Choreography: Lar Lubovitch
Music: Elliot B. Goldenthal
Live music performed by: The Chicago Philharmonic

Othello is passionate and powerful contemporary dance theatre that tells the dramatic story of the Venetian Moor, his beloved Desdemona, and the conniving Iago, who will stop at nothing to usurp Othello’s power. Witness ambition and betrayal, set to a commanding score by Academy Award® winner Elliot Goldenthal. Featuring breathtaking costumes, elaborate multi-media projections and unparalleled dancing, this will be your last chance to see the Joffrey’s riveting and critically acclaimed production of Othello.

“Electric, heartbreaking and unforgettable” –Chicago Tribune

Production Sponsor – Lorna Ferguson & Terry Clark and Nuveen Investments, Inc.

Meet the Artists will occur on:

Saturday, April 27th, 2013 at 1:00pm: Choreographer Lar Lubovitch and Artistic Director, Ashley Wheater.
Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:30pm: Dancers Christine Rocas and Matthew Adamczyk, with Ballet Master, Gerard Charles
Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:30pm: Dancers Anastacia Holden and Derrick Agnoletti with Artistic Director, Ashley Wheater

All performances take place at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway

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Choreography: Lar Lubovitch
Music: Elliot B. Goldenthal
Live music performed by: The Chicago Philharmonic

Othello is passionate and powerful contemporary dance theatre that tells the dramatic story of the Venetian Moor, his beloved Desdemona, and the conniving Iago, who will stop at nothing to usurp Othello’s power. Witness ambition and betrayal, set to a commanding score by Academy Award® winner Elliot Goldenthal. Featuring breathtaking costumes, elaborate multi-media projections and unparalleled dancing, this will be your last chance to see the Joffrey’s riveting and critically acclaimed production of Othello.

“Electric, heartbreaking and unforgettable” –Chicago Tribune

Production Sponsor – Lorna Ferguson & Terry Clark and Nuveen Investments, Inc.

Meet the Artists will occur on:

Saturday, April 27th, 2013 at 1:00pm: Choreographer Lar Lubovitch and Artistic Director, Ashley Wheater.
Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 at 6:30pm: Dancers Christine Rocas and Matthew Adamczyk, with Ballet Master, Gerard Charles
Saturday, May 4th, 2013 at 6:30pm: Dancers Anastacia Holden and Derrick Agnoletti with Artistic Director, Ashley Wheater

All performances take place at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway