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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Michael Kahn’s 1999 production of The Merchant of Venice videotaped by James J. Taylor for WAPAVA. Hal Holbrook is Shylock.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
12 Jun 1999

Credits

Director
Michael Kahn
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adam Wernick
Production Design
Ming Cho Lee
Costume
Martin Pakledinaz
Cast
Hal HolbrookShylock
Keith Baxter (2)Antonio
Hank StrattonBassanio
Enid GrahamPortia
Andrew LongGratiano
David Bryan JacksonSolanio
Emery BattisDuke of Venice
Eve HolbrookJessica
Herb DownerOld Gobbo
Mark Alan GordonTubal
Mark H. DoddLorenzo
Nathan HintonPrince of Morocco
Robin MoseleyNerissa
Sean ArbuckleSalerio
Teagle F. BougereLauncelot Gobbo

Additional Details

Theatre
Lansburgh, Washington, DC
Theatre company
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Renaissance Italy
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Eve Holbrook, playing Jessica, is Hal Holbrook’s daughter.
History
The production ran 25 May-18 July 1999.
Reviews
Johnson-Haddad, Miranda. Shakespeare Bulletin 17, no. 4 (1999).

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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