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Chukwudi Iwuji, Corey Stoll, and More to Star in Shakespeare in the Park Othello

This first production of the 2018 summer season will be directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

Chukwudi Iwuji will play Othello in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Othello this summer.
(© David Gordon)

The Public Theater has announced the complete casting for the upcoming free Shakespeare in the Park production of Othello, running May 29-June 24 at the Delacorte Theater, with opening night set for June 18. Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs.

Chukwudi Iwuji will star as Othello, with Heather Lind playing Desdemona and Corey Stoll as Iago. The rest of the cast will include Peter Jay Fernandez (Duke of Venice), Motell Foster (Roderigo), Andrew Hovelson (Lodovico), David Kenner (Ensemble), Tim Nicolai (Ensemble), Flor De Liz Perez (Bianca), Miguel Perez (Brabantio), Thomas Schall (Montano), Caroline Siewert (Ensemble), Babak Tafti (Cassio), Peter Van Wagner (Gratiano), and Alison Wright (Emilia). The non-equity ensemble will feature Kevin Rico Angulo, Christopher Cassarino, Lily Santiago, and Allen Tedder.

Othello will feature scenic design by Rachel Hauck, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Jane Cox, sound design by Jessica Paz, and music composition by Derek Wieland.