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Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833. Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, has collapsed on stage whilst playing Othello. A young black American actor has been asked to take over the role. But, as the public riot in the streets, how will the cast, critics and audience react to the revolution taking place in the theatre?Performers Adrian Lester (Ira Aldridge), Natasha Gordon (Connie), Charlotte Lucas (Ellen), Eugene O'Hare (Pierre).
Author Lolita Chakrabarti. Producer The Tricycle. Director Indhu Rubasingham. Design Tom Piper. Lighting Oliver Fenwick. Sound Paul Arditti. Director Titas Halder (assistant). Music Paul Englishbby. Choreographer Imogen Knight.
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