THE Q BROTHERS’ OTHELLO: THE REMIX; SPECIAL HOLIDAY PRICING OFFER

“A CLEVER AND EXUBERTANTLY PERFORMED MASH-UP

OF HIP-HOP AND SHAKESPEARE. THE MUSIC PULSES

WITH LIFE!”- Charles Isherwood, The New York Times

Critics’ Pick

                                                                               “RIP-ROARING, RICH WITH DIZZYING Q                                                                                 RHYMES AND SLICK BEATS! – Time Out NY

 

“80 MINUTES OF DELIRIOUS FUN.

SHAKESPEARE LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IN!”

-The Joan Hamburg Show

                                                                               “THIS HIP-HOP ‘OTHELLO’ IS INVENTIVE AND                                                                                                FULL OF LAUGHS.” –New York Magazine

 “★★★★★A TRIUMPH FROM BEGINNING TO END!”

–  Daily Telegraph

                                                                                “ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT AND IMMENSE FUN!”

                                                                                  -Chicago Sun-Times

“SUPERB, SARDONIC, WISE, SMART, FUNNY!”

– Chicago Tribune

 

(New York, NY)  The Q Brothers’ Othello: The Remix, presented by John Leguizamo, written, composed and directed by GQ and JQ and developed with Rick Boynton, is offering a special holiday price for a limited time only. To celebrate the season of giving, producers are offering a $35 a ticket for performances 12/20-12/24 only. 

 Tickets can be purchased online via Telecharge.com, by phone at (212) 239-6200 or in-person at the Westside Theatre Box Office (407 W. 43rd between 9th and 10thAvenues). 

The offer is valid for the following performances only:

Tuesday, December 20th at 7 pm

Wednesday, December 21st at 2 & 8 pm

Thursday, December 22nd at 2 & 7 pm

Friday, December 23rd at 7 pm

Saturday, December 24th at 2 pm

Othello: The Remix opened officially on Wednesday, November 16th at the Westside Theatre (407 W. 43rd between 9th and 10th Avenues).  The show began previews on Tuesday, October 25th.  

Othello: The Remix is an 80-minute, exuberant spin on Shakespeare’s tragic tale proving that the Bard himself was the original master of rhythm and rhyme. Good storytellers borrow, but great ones steal. The show features five cast members: GQ (Iago/Brabantio), JQ (Roderigo/Loco Vito/Bianca), Jackson Doran (Cassio/Emilia), Postell Pringle (Othello) and DJ Supernova (DJ).

The regular performance schedule is: Tuesdays at 7 PM, Wednesdays at 2 & 8 PM, Thursdays at 7 PM, Fridays at 7 PM, Saturdays at 2 & 8 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. For more info, visit Othellotheremix.com.  

Othello: The Remix was commissioned for the Globe to Globe Festival by Shakespeare’s Globe, Chicago Shakespeare Theater (Barbara Gaines, Artistic Director, Criss Henderson, Executive Director) and Richard Jordan Productions, Ltd. The production was developed with the Q Brothers by Rick Boynton, Chicago Shakespeare Creative Producer. Othello: The Remix had its World Premiere in 2012 at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London and its U.S. Premiere in 2013 in the Carl and Marilynn Thoma Theatre Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare. The production has toured the world ever since, performing in ScotlandGermany, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Poland, and the United Arab Emirates, captivating audiences around the world, and garnering acclaim and awards, including Edinburgh’s Musical Theatre Matters Awards for Best New Musical Theatre Show and a Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Ensemble.

 During its U.S. premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the production played to sold-out audiences from March-August, 2013 and returned there this past spring for a limited run playing, April 12-May 8, 2016 to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.     

 Othello: The Remix is The Q Brothers’ third hip-hop translation of Shakespeare, following Funk It Up About Nothin’ and The Bomb-itty of Errors. And this production brings The Q Brothers back to New York, having last performed Off-Broadway in their hit production of The Bomb-itty of Errors.

 Othello: The Remix is produced by Mary Lu Roffe, Susan Gallin, and Rodger Hess.

 The holiday performance week schedule is as follows:

Christmas and New Years Weeks

Thursday, December 22nd at 2 & 7 pm

Friday, December 23rd at 7 pm

Saturday, December 24th at 2 pm

Sunday, December 25th NO SHOW

Monday, December 26th at 2 & 7 pm

Tuesday, December 27th at 7 pm

Wednesday, December 28th at 2 & 8 pm

Thursday, December 29th at 2 & 7 pm

Friday, December 30th at 7 pm

Saturday, December 31st NO SHOW

Sunday, January 1st at 2 pm

 

Website: http://othellotheremix.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OthelloRemix

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OthelloRemix

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/OthelloRemix/

Posted in Othello: The Remix