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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Theatre for a New Audience’s 2007 production of The Merchant of Venice directed by Darko Tresnjak with F. Murray Abraham as Shylock. The director of the recording is Patrick Hoffman.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
28 Mar 2007
Duration
157 mins

Credits

Director
Darko Tresnjak
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
John Lee Beatty
Costume
Linda Cho
Cast
F. Murray AbrahamShylock
Tom NelisAntonio
Saxon PalmerBassanio
Kate ForbesPortia
John LavellGratiano
Christen SimonNerissa
Ezra KnightPrince of Morocco
Kenajuan BentleyLauncelot Gobbo
Mark VietorTubal
Mark VietorPrince of Arragon
Mark VietorDuke of Venice
Matthew SchneckSalerio
Nicole LowranceJessica
Vince NappoLorenzo

Additional Details

Theatre
Swan Theatre
Theatre company
Theatre for a New Audience
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works Festival (Stratford upon Avon 2006-7)

Notes

General
The production is set in the modern digitised world of Wall Street.
History
The production played from 22-31 March at the Swan Theatre as part of the Complete Works Festival. The production was also recorded on video by Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) on March 10 2007 at the Duke on 42nd Street and is catalogued separately.
Reviews
Crisculoa, Michael. nytheatre.com (3 February 2007).

Production Company

Name

Royal Shakespeare Company

Web
https://www.rsc.org.uk External site opens in new window
Address
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Waterside
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB

Archive

Name

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

Email
scla@shakespeare.org.uk
Web
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01789 204016 (bookings)
Fax
01789 262073
Address
Henley Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QW

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