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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
A production of the play performed as part of the New York Shakespeare Festival and directed by Barry Edelstein. Rob Leibman is Shylock.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
24 Feb 1995
Duration
161 mins

Credits

Director
Barry Edelstein
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Michael Torke
Production Design
John Arnone
Costume
Catherine Zuber
Cast
Ron LeibmanShylock
Byron JenningsAntonio
Jay GoedeBassanio
Laila RobinsPortia
Peter Jay FernandezGratiano
Billy PorterSolanio
Cornell WomackLeonardo
Earle HymanDuke of Venice
Earle HymanTubal
Gail GrateNerissa
Nina LandeyJessica
Paul MullinsSalerio
Peter RiniBalthazar
Robert Jason JacksonPrince of Morocco
Tom NelisLauncelot Gobbo
Walker JonesOld Gobbo
Walker JonesPrince of Arragon
Willis SparksLorenzo

Additional Details

Theatre
Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York, NY
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); New York Shakespeare Festival; Shakespeare Marathon (1987-1997)

Notes

General
The 27th production in the New York Shakespeare Festival Marathon.
Reviews
Ranald, Margaret Loftus Shakespeare Bulletin, 13, no.2 (1995), pp31-2. Vincent Canby, New York Times (6 May 1995).

Production Company

Name

Parker Hodges Productions

Address
USA
Notes
A production company making the video recordings of stage productions for the Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT), New York

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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