1.1 Venice, a street in front of Senator Brabantio's house. Iago tells about Desdemona's elopement with Othello. Iago talks about his hatred for Othello. Iago tells Roderigo to wake up Brabantio. They tell brabantio that his daughter has eloped with Othello and he asks Rodrigo to lead him to her.
1.2 In Venice in front of othellos house. Othello tells them that it is true that him and desdomona have eloped. Cassio arrives with others and tells Othello that Venice wants to meet with him immediately regarding a Turkish attack coming to Cyprus. Othello refuses to fight his new father-in-law. Brabantio accuses him of enchanting his daughter with charms and drugs.
1.3. The Duke, senators, and officers meet. The Turkish fleet is coming to Cyprus. Duke tells Othello he must go to Cyprus to defend against the turks. Brabantio presents his case against Othello claiming he used witchcraft or potions to win Desdemona. Othello offers to tell his tale of how they fell in love, while they send for her to tell her version. Desdamona arrives and confirms that she fell in love with him. Duke asks Othello to leave for Cyprus that night an assignment which he easily accepts cuz he is used to war. Desdamona decides to go with to the front lines. After they have all left, Rodrigo says hell kill himself but iago talks him out of it. They decide to win over desdamona as long as Rodrigo keeps giving iago money.
2.1 At the port in Cyprus. The Turkish fleet is drown by the storm. Cassio arrives by ship, and shows worry for Othello. Iago then arrives in another ship.
Othello finally arrives and talks to Desdamona. Iago tells Rodrigo to start a fight with cassio and bicker with him that night.
2.2 In the streets. The herald announces that Othello has proclaimed a night of celebration for the victory.
2.3 Cyprus, the castle. Cassio does not drink but Iago talks him into it and they all drink. Iago sings drunken songs, Cassio gets drunk. Iago hints to Montano that Cassio has a...