GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA (GOOD MORNING JULIET)

Presented by Morpheus Theatre
  • By Ann-Marie MacDonald
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Directed by Colleen Bishop
Show times: Wed-Sat at 7:30pm, Sat/Sun at 2:00pm (*no matinee Sat Jan 29*)
Pumphouse Theatre: 2140 Pumphouse Ave SW
Tickets: Adult $23, Student/Senior $18

Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) is an exuberant comedy and feminist revisioning of Shakespeare’s Othello and Romeo and Juliet. Constance Ledbelly is the beleaguered academic, and unlikely heroine who embarks on a quest for Shakespearean origins and, ultimately, her own identity. When she deciphers an ancient and neglected manuscript, Constance is propelled through a very modern rabbit hole and lands smack in the middle of the tragic turning points of each play in turn. Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) is a gender-bendy, big-hearted and crazily intelligent romp, where irony and anger sing in perfect harmony with innocence and poignancy.

(Online version Feb 10 - 12)

Language: English

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Mystery

Community: Calgary

Start Date: January 28, 2022
Closing Date: February 12, 2022

Dark Mondays, Dark Tuesdays

Pumphouse Theatre: Joyce Doolittle Theatre
2140 Pumphouse Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T3C TP5
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Production Accessibility Features: Accessible Seating, Mobility Accessibility Considerations (see below)

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