Othello: The Remix

Name: Westside Theatre/ Downstairs
Address: 407 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
Production Information
First performance date: October 25, 2016
Opening date: November 16, 2016
Closing date: January 15, 2017
External Links: Official Website

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Production Description
Othello: The Remix takes the writing of Shakespeare and places it over original hip-hop beats, proving the Bard was the original master of rhythm and rhyme.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
John Leguizamo Presenter
Susan Q. Gallin Producer
Rodger H. Hess Producer
Mary Lu Roffe Producer
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Co-Producer
Jamie deRoy Co-Producer
Greta Honold Co-Producer
Jim Jensen Co-Producer
Judy Loseff Co-Producer
Richard Jordan Productions Co-Producer
Andrew Roffe Co-Producer
Aldo Scrofani Co-Producer
Neil Semel Co-Producer
Elliot K. Wolk Co-Producer
Gregory Qaiyum1 Creator
Jeffrey Qaiyum Creator
Gregory Qaiyum1 Playwright
Jeffrey Qaiyum2 Playwright
William Shakespeare Original Author
Gregory Qaiyum1 Composer
Jeffrey Qaiyum2 Composer
Gregory Qaiyum1 Co-Director
Jeffrey Qaiyum2 Co-Director
Scott Davis Set Designer
Christina Leinicke Costume Designer
Keith A. Traux Lighting Designer
David Ferdinand3 Sound Designer
Theatre Management Associates General Manager
Zak Jacobs Company Manager
Jeffrey Richards Associates Press Representative
Lionel A. Christian Production Stage Manager
Laura Malseed Assistant Stage Manager
Keith A. Traux Production Manager
Wojcik/Seay Casting Casting
AKA Advertising

1Credited as GQ.
2Credited as JQ.
3Credited as Dave Ferdinand.

Actor Role
Jackson Doran Cassio / Emilia
Postell Pringle Othello
Gregory Qaiyum Iago / Brabantio
Jeffrey Qaiyum Roderigo / Loco Vito / Bianca
DJ Supernova DJ
Charles Anthony Burks Bianca / Roderigo / Loco Vito / DJ UNDERSTUDY
Roderick Lawrence Othello UNDERSTUDY
Alex Marz Iago / Brabantio / Cassio / Emilia UNDERSTUDY
Award Person / Company Function
1 NOMINATED 2017 AUDELCO Award, Sound Design David Ferdinand Sound Designer
2 NOMINATED 2017 AUDELCO Award, Director/Musical Production Gregory Qaiyum Co-Director
      Jeffrey Qaiyum Co-Director
3 NOMINATED 2017 AUDELCO Award, Musical Production of the Year Gregory Qaiyum Playwright
      Jeffrey Qaiyum Playwright
      John Leguizamo Presenter
4 NOMINATED 2017 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Lyrics Gregory Qaiyum Creator
      Jeffrey Qaiyum Creator
5 NOMINATED 2017 Off Broadway Alliance Award, Best New Musical