Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Award winning-British actor, David Oyelowo is going back to his theatrical roots next fall for an Off-Broadway production of Othello. The star of Selma will play the iconic lead alongside popular James Bond actor, Daniel Craig, who will portray the Othello’s nemesis, Lago.
The show is scheduled to run for a limited engagement for the New York Theater Workshop and will be directed by Sam Gold.
Other notable African-Americans to play Othello include Paul Robeson, James Earl Jones, Lawrence Fishburne and Chiwetel Ejiofor.
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