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Kaufmann von Venedig, Der

Alternative title
Merchant of Venice, The
Synopsis
A German television recording of the production directed for stage by Peter Zadek and for television by George Moorse. Gert Voss is Shylock.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Austria; Germany
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
18 Sep 1990 (Channel: ZDF Theaterkanal)
Duration
129 mins

Credits

Director
George Moorse; Peter Zadek
Cinematographer
Klaus Matzka
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Luciano Berio
Production Design
Johannes Grutzke; Wilfried Minks
Costume
Johannes Grutzke; Wilfried Minks
Cast
Gert VossShylock
Ignaz KirchnerAntonio
Paulus MankerBassanio
Eva MattesPortia
Stefan LisewskiGratiano
Christian FriesLorenzo
Gert VossPrince of Arragon
Ignaz KirchnerPrince of Morocco
Julia StembergerJessica
Pavel LandowskyTubal
Therese AffolterNerissa
Urs HeftiOld Gobbo
Uwe BohmLauncelot Gobbo

Additional Details

Theatre
Burgtheater, Vienna
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Historical period
1980s
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
Produced at the Burgtheater, Vienna in December 1988; at the Nanterre-Amandiers for the Autumn Festival 7-9 December 1990, and at the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, on tour 1995. The television production was first transmitted in Austria 16 April 1990.
Textual information
Translated into German by Elisabeth Plessen.
Reviews
Zadek, Peter and Leverett, James ‘Radical Stagings of Shakespeare’ in Performing Arts Journal, Vol. 4, No. 3 (1980), pp. 106-121. Zadel talks to James Leverett about his Shakespearean productions including The Merchant of Venice.

Production Company

Name

Osterreichischer Rundfunk-Fernsehen

Name

ZDF

Notes
See: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen

Archive

Name

Arts Institute-Theatre Institute

Email
info@institutumeni.cz
Web
http://institute.theatre.cz External site opens in new window
Phone
224 809 123
Fax
224 809 123
Address
Celetna 17
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Name

Österreichische Mediathek

Web
http://www.mediathek.at External site opens in new window
Phone
+43 1 597 36 69 20
Fax
+43 1 597 36 69 40
Address
Austrian Audiovisual Archive - Technical Museum Vienna
Marchettischlössl
Gumpendorfer Straße 95
Vienna
1060
Austria

Distributor (Sale)

Name

ZDF - Programme Service

Email
programmservice@zdf.de
Web
http://www.theaterkanal.de/fernsehen/mitschnitt/ External site opens in new window
Phone
0049-(0)6131/70 9510
Fax
0049-(0)06131/70 9515
Address
HA ABD, Programmverwertung und -übernahme
ZDF-Straße 1
Mainz
55100
Germany

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