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Shylock

Synopsis
Documentary about Gareth Armstrong’s SHYLOCK, a one-person show written and performed by Armstrong and directed by Frank Barrie. Includes a backstage interview with Armstong in which he discusses the character of Shylock, the stage history of the play and anti-semitism in Elizabethan England and Nazi Germany. There are brief performance excerpts.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1999
Duration
12 mins

Credits

Director
Frank Barrie
Producer
Danny Nissim; Stephen Davies
Writer
Gareth Armstrong
Cast
Gareth ArmstrongShylock

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
anti-Semitism; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); One-Person shows

Production Company

Name

Dragon’s Eye Productions

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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