Othello: The Remix

March 13

August 4, 2013

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

a hip-hop adaptation of
William Shakespeare’s Othello
written, directed and music by GQ and JQ
developed with Rick Boynton


Roderigo, Loco Vito, Bianca/Creator/Director

JQ CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Q Brothers Christmas Carol, Othello: The Remix (Jeff Award - Best Ensemble), Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Jeff Award - Best Ensemble). CHICAGO: Long Way Home based on the Odyssey (Chicago Children’s Choir). OFF BROADWAY: The Bomb-itty of Errors (DJ/composer); ms. estrada based on Lysistrata (The Flea Theater); Othello: The Remix. INTERNATIONAL: Othello: The Remix (London, Germany, Edinburgh, South Korea, Sydney, Poland, Melbourne, United Arab Emirates, Auckland, Romania); Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Edinburgh, Australia, London). TELEVISION: Scratch and Burn (MTV); Boston Public (Fox). AWARDS: Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Dress Circle Award - Best Musical, Edinburgh Festival Fringe); Othello: The Remix (MTM Award - Best Musical/Best Lyrics). Along with his brother GQ, JQ co-created a two-man version of The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Oregon Shakespeare Festival commission/Illinois Shakespeare Festival), and co-created I Heart Juliet (Illinois Shakespeare Festival) with the Q Brothers Collective. JQ is co-host of a health, body care, and shaving vlog called Smallflower TV, with eldest brother TQ. | @foulmouthpoet

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