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This fascinating drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage of 1800s London as Ira Aldridge becomes the first African American to portray Othello.
Theatre Royal, London, 1833. Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, has collapsed on stage while playing Othello. A young African-American actor is called in to take over the role — but no black man has ever played Othello on the English stage. Outside the theatre, the public is rioting in the streets over the abolition of slavery. Inside, another revolution is about to begin. This stirring play is based on the true story of Ira Aldridge and showcases the enduring power ofView more
Ticket prices start at $35 for adults; student tickets are $28; and children are $24. For the 2017-2018 Season, ETC continues its popular $15 student and half-price rush tickets for all performances, which are available two hours prior to show time and may be purchased by phone or in person at the box office.
Military, Educator, ArtsWave ArtsPass, AAA, and CincYPerks discounts available; tickets and seating are subject to availability.
1127 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Surface lot and Gateway Garage, both at the corner of 12th and Vine Streets. Parking also available at the Washington Park Garage and Mercer Commons Garage.