In 1983, scholar A.D. Nuttall referred to Timon of Athens as “Iago-like.” Both characters have been described as misanthropic, but how deep does the comparison run? Hear veteran Folger actors Ian Merrill Peakes (Timon in Timon of Athens) and Louis Butelli (Ventidius in Timon of Athens) explore the relationship between Iago from Othello and Timon from Timon of Athens in this Folger Friday discussion.
This event is part of the European Month of Culture (EUMC). Now in its fifth year, EUMC is a month-long festival of innovative and creative events for the American public highlighting the diverse cultures of all 28 European Union Member countries. Enjoy film, dance, music, theatre, exhibits, language classes, workshops and more in great venues throughout Washington DC. Most events are free! To see all EUMC events, click here.