Opera Carolinas latest performances of Otello May 6 & 8 at Belk Theater tell the tale of a mans victory through war and his downfall through his own boiling rage of jealousy. Set in Cyprus during the 15th century, the tragic story of Otello converted to opera form by Giuseppe Verdi is based on Shakespeares masterpiece, Othello. For more information on Opera Carolina, visit www.operacarolina.org. Tickets are $16-$130. Show dates/times are as followed: May 6, 7:30 p.m.; May 8, 8 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.