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#LAO30Images Iconic Productions Day 1: Otello

“The theme [of Otello] is eternal and current: The Soldier, shoved into peacetime, proves to be defenseless and helpless in the face of the attacks of everyday life, the persecutions of injured vanity. In ancient tragedy, the heroes fell because of the gods. With Shakespeare and Verdi, it is the envy of men which destroys the outsider.” – Götz Friedrich, director of inaugural season opener, Otello.

The cast of Otello (1986); Photo Credit: Frederic Ohringer

The cast of Otello (1986); Photo Credit: Frederic Ohringer

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