Tuesday, 26 February 2013 18:20

'Desdemona' shakes up women's roles

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     Previewing Thursday, Feb. 28, and running March 1-3 in SUNY Oswego's Tyler Hall lab theatre, Paula Vogel's "Desdemona, A Play About A Handkerchief" promises to take audiences to a parallel universe for the key women in Shakespeare's "Othello."

     Above, Othello's wife Desdemona (Dana Ernst, right) is an adventurous vixen, Bianca (Clare Bawarski, left) is a prostitute dreaming of marriage and Iago's wife Emilia (Robin Rubeo) is a prudish confidant and maid on a mission.
     Tickets for the theatre department production, under the direction of faculty member Joan Hart Willard, are priced at $5 for the preview and $13 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students) for the regular run. Tickets are available at all SUNY Oswego box offices, online at tickets.oswego.edu or by calling 315-312-2141. The play is recommended for ages 16 and above.

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