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Theatrical Plays on DVD at the Leavey Library: Titles N-O

Titles N-0

"Othello, the Moor of Venice is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately 1603, and based on the Italian short story 'Un Capitano Moro' ('A Moorish Captain') by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in 1565. The work revolves around four central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army; his wife Desdemona; his lieutenant, Cassio; and his trusted ensign Iago. Because of its varied themes — racism, love, jealousy, and betrayal  — Othello is widely felt to remain relevant to the present day and is often performed in professional and community theatres alike."

Our Town
"Stage production of Wilder's play; a study of life, love, and death in a New England town at the turn of the 20th century."