Shakespeare's play Othello to be performed in Braintree

Braintree and Witham Times: Cast members in Othello Cast members in Othello

A play by William Shakespeare will unfold on stage at The Braintree Arts Theatre on Saturday.

Othello: Moor of Venice by the playwright will be brought to Braintree by the Icarus Theatre Collective who are embarking on an intertnational tour with the classic.

The tempestuous play, packed full of scandal, lust, intrigue and vengeance, tells the story of Othello, the Moor of Venice.

Othello’s world will be brought vividly to life on stage as a live string quartet and ensemble cast combine with the play’s vibrant language and characters in a dangerous tale of ambition, jealously, love and deception, hurtling towards a dramatic, poignant conclusion.

Show begins at 7.30pm, running time approximetly 2 and a half hours, with interval.

Tickets £12, £10 concessions, special rates available for school and group bookings, call 01376 556 354 or visit braintreeartstheatre.com for more information.

Visit icarustheatre.co.uk for the group’s touring schedule.

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