Othello: The Panther played it's World Premiere at The Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City. It ran a limited engagement of 16 performances.


About the Play:

An adaptation of Shakespeare's play that chronicles the final years of the Black Panther Party. The play tells the true purpose of the Party, which was dedicated to fostering progressive social change. 


Co-Written by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj and Jonas Goslow

Directed and Choreographed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj

Produced by Adam Mace

Stage Managed by Rocco Terranova

Lighting Designed by Sam Chico

Soud Designed by Rocco Terranova



Othello:  Kena Anae as Othello

Iago:  Jonas Goslow as Iago

Desdemona:  Kaitlyn Schirard as Desdemona

Michael Cassio:  Nathaniel Ryan as Michael Cassio

Emelia:  Kubbi as Emelia

Isabelle:  Lorraine Mattox as Isabelle

Bianca:  Vallon Holcomb as Bianca

Rod Amigo:  Richard Canal as Rod Amigo

Ensemble: Laurence Stepney, Charese Annel, Christian Lee Branch,

Phoebe Brooks, Jenny Holm Maame-Mensima Horne, Alexis M. Ingram, Phoebe Leonard, Kadeem Melvin, Isaac Miller, LaToya Nelson,  

Theresa Nicholas, Veronica Nolte, Chetan Rao, Rommell Sermon,  

Amanda Jane Snyder, Maite Uzal, Meredith A. Watson, Harriet Weaver