The Folger Shakespeare
Library, home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, brings Othello to life with this new full-length, full-cast dramatic
recording of its definitive Folger Edition.
In Othello, Shakespeare creates powerful drama from a marriage
between the exotic Moor Othello and the Venetian lady Desdemona. Shakespeare
builds many differences into his hero and heroine, including race, age, and
cultural background. Yet most audiences believe the couple’s strong love would
overcome these differences were it not for Iago, who sets out to destroy
This new full-cast
recording—based on the most respected edition of Shakespeare’s classic—expertly
produced by the Folger Theatre, is perfect for students, teachers, and the
everyday listener. Download and start listening now!