8 Sep 2015

Shakespeare meets Aotearoa in Maori re-telling of Othello

From Nine To Noon, 11:23 am on 8 September 2015
Regan Taylor with Māori performance masks

Regan Taylor with Māori performance masks Photo: Warwick Smith

One of Shakespeare's most famous plays is being given a make-over. Regan Taylor, the co-director of Te Rehia Theatre Company uses specially carved 'Maori performance masks' to re-work the Elizabethan tragedy in a solo performance in English and te reo.

Regan Taylor talks with Kathryn Ryan.

SolOthello plays at Huria Marea in Judea, at Tauranga Arts Festival on October 29th at 7pm. The play will then travel north.