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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Michael Langham’s production of The Merchant of Venice staged at the 1989 Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Brian Bedford is Shylock.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
31 May 1989

Credits

Director
Michael Langham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stanley Silverman
Production Design
Desmond Heeley
Cast
Brian BedfordShylock
Nicholas PennellAntonio
Geraint Wyn DaviesBassanio
Seana McKennaPortia
Paul BoretskiGratiano
Andrew DolhaLorenzo
Brad RudySolanio
Brian TreeTubal
Hubert KellyPrince of Morocco
Ian WhiteDuke of Venice
John InnesSalerio
Kim HorsmanNerissa
Peter Donaldson (2)Prince of Arragon
Susannah HoffmannJessica

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
A re-staging of Michael Langham’ s production first seen in 1988 at the Shakespeare Theatre at the Folger Library. The production was in repertory in Stratford 31 May-28 October 1989.
Reviews
Ward, Royal. Shakespeare Bulletin 7, no. 6 (1989): 15-16.

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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