Shakespeare Festival St. Louis will present a free production of OTHELLO from 5/25 to 6/17, 2012 at Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park nightly at 8pm with previews 5/23-24.
Justin Blanchard as Iago's Broadway credits include Journey’s End, Off-Broadway: Hamlet, Henry V (title roles, NY Classical), Macbeth, The Broken Heart (Theatre for a New Audience), The Witch of Edmonton (Red Bull), KIDSTUFF (Partial Comfort). Regional: McCarter Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Berkeley Rep, Shakespeare Theatre of D.C., Long Wharf, Hangar Theatre and Trinity Rep. TV: “The Mystery of Matter: Marie Curie” (PBS/Middlemarch) and “Law & Order: SVU.” Mr. Blanchard holds a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and an MFA from Brown University/ Trinity Rep.
Billy EuGene Jones will play Othello. Broadway: The Mountaintop, Passing Strange, Radio Golf, Gem of the Ocean, A Raisin in the Sun. Off-Broadway: In the Footprint/The Battle Over Atlantic Yards (The Civilians), Three Sisters, Waiting for Godot (Classical Theatre of Harlem). Regional: The Good Negro (The Goodman Theatre), Stickfly (Arena Stage/Huntington Theatre), Death of a Salesman, Richard II, Breath, Boom! (Yale Repertory Theatre), The Wild Duck (Great Lakes Theatre Festival), Guys and Dolls, Hamlet, All’s Well That Ends Well, Avenue X, My Children, My Africa!, The Collected Works of Billy The Kid (Dallas Theater Center), Spunk, (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Jitney, A Christmas Carol (ALLIANCE THEATRE), Gee’s Bend, Blood Divided (Alabama Shakespeare Festival), Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Macbeth, Twelfth Night (Shakespeare Festival of Dallas). Billy is a Graduate of The Yale School of Drama.
Tickets and more information: http://www.sfstl.com/whats-on/othello-2012/
Photo Credit: David Levy
Joshua Thomas and Christopher Hickey
Christopher Hickey and Joshua Thomas
Billy EuGene Jones, Joshua Mimms and Joshua Thomas
Justin Blanchard and Billy EuGene Jones
Billy EuGene Jones, Justin Blanchard, and Heather Wood
Billy EuGene Jones