Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army, falls in love with the white-skinned Desdemona. Their mixed marriage leads to emotional turmoil and burning jealousy. Iago, Othello’s traitorous adjutant, persistently and consistently convinces him that Desdemona has been unfaithful to him. Enraged and hurt, Othello murders Desdemona and commits suicide. As a result of a malicious and deceptive plot, a great love turns into familicide. Othello’s family tragedy engages with timeless human phenomena throughout history: racism, love, jealousy, and betrayal.