Actors performing in a production of Othello at Lawton Plaza.

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Ronnie Clark
Presented on July 27-28 (Lawton Plaza), July 29 (Playa Vista's Central Park Bandshell)


Rynier Gaffney (THE DUKE OF VENICE), Timothey Fitzgerald (BRABANTIO, A Senator), Blake Weise (GRATIANO, His Brother, also a Senator), Timothey Fitzgerald (LODOVICO, A Senator), Baron Kelly* (OTHELLO, The Moor of Venice), Mike Dazè (MICHAEL CASSIO, His Lieutenant), Kevin Wetmore (IAGO, His Ancient, RODERIGO, A Venetian Gentleman), Lynn Favin* (DESDEMONA, Daughter to Brabantio, Wife of Othello), Lacy Hornick (EMILIA, Wife of Iago, Maid of Desdemona), Jo Ann Mendelson (BIANCA, Mistress of Cassio), Rynier Gaffney (MONTANO, Governor of Cyprus)

*Appears courtesy of Actor’s Equity Association

Production Team

Maureen Weiss (Set and Costume Design), Rob Hillig (Sound and Lighting Design), John Burton (Property Design), Jason Sheppard (Technical Direction), Jessica Lucero (Stage Manager), Natalie Nasr (Assistant Stage Manager), Madison Mellon (Assistant Director), Merve Caydere Dobai & Caitlin Nazemnikov (Assistant Designers), Celine Altamura, Robert Kinsfather, Mateo Rudich, Preston Simpson, Kevin Slowey (Crew)

Special Thanks: Actors Equity Association, Kristin S. Agostoni, Sandra Kitashima, Philip Ring, Jon L. Rou, Pat McMahon, and Provost Tom Poon & President Timothy Law Snyder, and very special thanks to Kate Shirley and Dean Bryant Keith Alexander