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Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet
October 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 10, 2019
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until November 10, 2019
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) is an exuberant comedy and feminist revisioning of Shakespeare’s Othello and Romeo and Juliet. It takes us from a dusty office in Canada’s Queen’s University, into the fraught and furious worlds of two of Shakespeare’s best-known tragedies, and turns them upside-down. Constance Ledbelly is the beleaguered “spinster” academic, and unlikely heroine who embarks on a quest for Shakespearean origins and, ultimately, her own identity. Constance is soon propelled through a very modern rabbit hole and lands smack in the middle of the tragic turning points of