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Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief

Presented by Chapman University College of Performing Arts (CoPA) at Waltmar Theatre, Chapman University, Orange CA

Feb 15 2018
Mar 03 2018
Desdemona: A Play About a Handkerchief

In Desdemona, A Play About A Handkerchief, Paula Vogel takes us on a journey behind the scenes of Shakespeare’s Othello. We meet the female characters of this story in sharp contrast to their original depiction. The tragedy is that each woman struggles alone, using the others as means to an end. There are no innocent victims in the female-dominated room Vogel creates, but outside the door, a palpable and senseless violence awaits. Much like Shakespeare’s Othello, Vogel’s Desdemona is a

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$20 general admission; $15 seniors 65+, alumni, and non-Chapman students; $10 Chapman students, faculty, and staff.

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One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866

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