Heat doesn't keep 'Othello' actors from rehearsal

July 16, 2010 | 2:25 p.m. CDT
Sound and lights engineer Megan Dittman watches the opening moments of "Othello" while Elisa Bratten, as Desdemona, and Seth Showalter, as Othello, pass time waiting for their cues on Wednesday during one of the final dress rehearsals at Maplewood Barn Community Theatre in Nifong Park. Despite some triple digit temperatures, the cast rehearsed four to five days a week for the last eight weeks.

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