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Wednesday, April 8
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Join us for a night of acting and musical performances related to the famed Shakespeare play Othello the Moor of Venice.
Actor Anthony Santiago will activate the exhibition space by performing as nineteenth-century stage actor Ira Aldridge, who rose to popularity for his portrayal of Othello at Convent Garden in 1833. Following this multilayered performance of excerpts from Shakespeare’s play, Curtis Talwst Santiago and his bandmates will perform in the central courtyard space of the installation. Presented in conjunction with Curtis Talwst Santiago: Can't I Alter.