Full casting announced for HOME & Lyric Hammersmith’s ‘othellomacbeth’

Full casting has been announced for the HOME and Lyric Hammersmith co-production, othellomacbeth, which runs at HOME, Manchester from 14 to 29 September and at the Lyric Hammersmith, London from 5 October to 3 November 2018, directed by Jude Christian.

othellomacbeth is a striking, condensed staging of two of Shakespeare’s most brutal and poetic plays, with a company of nine actors playing characters in both Othello and Macbeth.

The full cast comprises: Sandy Grierson (Macbeth/Cassio), Kezrena James (Bianca), Melissa Johns (Emilia), Samuel Collings (Iago/Macduff), Grace Cookey Gam (Ludovico/Lennox), Paul Courtney Hyu (Brabantio/Duncan), Caroline Faber (Lady Macbeth), Kirsten Foster (Desdemona), Sandy Grierson (Cassio/Macbeth), Kezrena James (Bianca), Melissa Johns (Emilia) and Ery Nzaramba (Othello/Banquo).

Jude Christian said:

“This production is an ambitious endeavour, and I’m really excited to have such a passionate, fearless cast to work with. They’re rigorously bringing to life these two monoliths of British culture and asking what they mean in Britain today.”

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