Othello (2016) was a theatre production by Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre), based on the tragedy by William Shakespeare. The production was staged at Arbeideren, Aalesund, and on tour.

Philipp Stengele directed it.

Hugo Mikal Skår played the role of Othello. In 1966 he had played the role of Iago for The Norwegian Theatre.

Anders Kippersund played the role of Iago.

Johanna Mørck played the role of Desdemona.

Othello received two nominations for The Hedda Award 2016. The production was nominated in the best production for children and youth category. Philipp Stengele was nominated in the best stage text category for his work on the text.


(Objekt ID 52177)
Object type Production
Premiere February 18, 2016
Produced by Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre), Barneteatret Vårt
Based on Othello by William Shakespeare
Audience Youth
Language Norwegian
Keywords Theatre, Tragedy, Performance for youth
Running period February 18, 2016  
Website Teatret Vårt


Import from the Scenekunst.no list of openings 18.12.2015

Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre), www.teatretvart.no, 13.05.16, http://www.teatretvart.no/forestillinger/othello

Contributors (12)
Name Role
William Shakespeare – Playwright
Philipp Stengele – Adapted by
Erik Bystad – Translation
Philipp Stengele – Direction
Håkon Iversen – Music
Philipp Stengele – Stage design
Freya Busby – Costume design
Kick Mentzoni – Lighting design
Anders Kippersund – Actor (Iago)
Johanna Mørck – Actor (Desdemona)
Hugo Mikal Skår – Actor (Othello)
Hanne Marte Sørlie – Director’s assistant
Performance dates
February 18, 2016 18:00 – Arbeideren, Ålesund Opening night