Ancient Tragedy To Unfold

Fullerton College Hornet  - Staff Writer - Friday, October 24th, 1969
MERCY! - Desmona, played by Terry Sideil, pleads with her husband Othello, played by Bill Verderber, for forgiveness for, her alleged wrongdoings.

Curtain time for William Shakespeare's immortal tragedy "Othello" will be at 8 p.m. tonight in FJC's Campus Theater. This production, under the direction of Mr. George Stoughton, will be presented on Oct. 24, 25, 30, 31 and Nov. 1.

The production staff for the play includes technical director Mr." Todd Glen, and publicity chairman, Mr. George Archambeault. The cast selected for this famous Shakespearean play includes Bill Verderber as Othello; Daryl Venger, lago; Steve Winget, Lodovico; Larry Travis, clown; Skip Hastings, Gratiano; Jerry Watson, Montano; Wayne Bears, Duke of Venice; Mark Paterson, Cassio; Ron Coffman, Roderigo; Rob Roy Fletcher, Brabantio; Stephanie Hankinson, Desdemona; Terry Sidell, Emilia; Corky Moore, Bianca; Bob Schuck, sailor; Cliff e- Senior, 1st Gentleman; Randy Christian, 2nd Gentleman; Joe ba. Fletcher, 3rd Gentleman; David Colgate, Herald; Carol Huston, Chris King, Polly Norby, Diane Perez, Susan Vendrell, and Rayhette Halvorson, .Ladies of the court. Cheryl Jones and Jerry Karp are assistant directors of the play.

"Othello" is believed to have been written in 1604 and first produced in court that same year.The play has been described as Shakespeare's most perfect work by critics of dramatic structure because the action moves swiftly from the first scene to the denouncement, escaping all irrelevancies. Tickets for the FJC production may be purchased at the theater arts department offices for the price of $1.50 for adults and 75 cents for students. FJC students holding discount cards will be entitled to one complimentary ticket.Adults and students desiring to attend in groups of 15 or more may receive special discount prices.