Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will open its 15th Anniversary season with Othello, a masterpiece of tragedy driven by the destructive forces of pride, revenge, and prejudice. Shakespeare's play centers on the rise to prominence and elite marriage of Venice’s army general, a Moor lauded for his service to the city. Tensions mount when Othello’s trusted ensign, Iago, manipulates the general’s insecurities. With Jason B. McIntosh as Othello and Jose Guzman as Iago. Photo by Teresa Castracane. Runs Sept. 16-Oct 9.