The story takes place in Venice. Othello,hero of wars secretly marries Desdemona, his love. Brabanzio,her father disapproves as Othello is a moor.
Othello and Desdemona are enjoying their time together. However, his jealous friend, Iago sabotages the relationship.
Othello is now sent to Cyprus to defeat a Turkish fleet that was approaching. While he is away, Iago tries to get handsome Cassio fired and frame him for stealing Desdemona. An unexpected storm then scattered the Turkish fleet.