Othello (Folger Theatre, 2002)

Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's Othello, directed by Aaron Posner, from May 9 to June 16, 2002.

Craig Wallace (Othello), Suli Holum (Desdemona), Othello, Folger Theatre, 2002. Directed by Aaron Posner. Photo by Carol Pratt.

The Production

Scott Burgess was nominated for the Helen Hayes Award "Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production" for his work on the production.

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, United Scenic Artists (**), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.


  • Craig Wallace*: Othello
  • Trey Lyford*: Iago
  • Lawrence Redmond*: Brabantio
  • Scot McKenzie*: Roderigo
  • Dwayne Nitz*: Cassio
  • Suli Holum*: Desdemona
  • Holly Twyford*: Emilia
  • Thomas Ouellette*: The Duke of Venice
  • Richard Price*: Lodovico
  • Eric Singdahlsen: Montano
  • Kimberly Gilbert*: Bianca
  • Scott Burgess: Musician/Herald

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Aaron Posner, Director
  • Tony Cisek**, Scenic Designer
  • Dan Covey**, Lighting Designer
  • Brenda Plakan**, Costume Designer
  • Scott Burgess**, Original Music and Sound Designer
  • Jennifer Peterson, Properties Designer
  • John M. Gurski, Fight Choreographer
  • Heather L. Pagella*, Stage Manager
  • Brette Goldstein, Casting Director

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Jane Pisano, General Manager
  • Janet M. Clark, Production Manager

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