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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Ed Hall’s 2009 all-male and touring production of The Merchant of Venice. Richard Clothier is Shylock.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
10 May 2009
Duration
134 mins

Credits

Director
Ed Hall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jon Trenchard
Production Design
Michael Pavelka
Cast
Richard ClothierShylock
Bob BarrettAntonio
Jack TarltonBassanio
Kelsey BrookfieldPortia
Richard FrameGratiano
Babou CeesayDuke of Venice
Chris MylesNerissa
John DougallLauncelot Gobbo
Jon TrenchardJessica
Jonathan LivingstonePrince of Morocco
Richard DempseyLorenzo
Sam SwainsburySalerio
Thomas PaddenPrince of Arragon
Thomas PaddenTubal

Additional Details

Theatre
Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
Theatre company
Propeller
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
prisons; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); All-male casts

Notes

History
Produced at the Watermill Theatre, at the Liverpool Playhouse 30-31 January 2009, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, Harvey Theatre, New York, 6-17 May 2009, and on tour
Stills
The production is set in a men’s jail
Textual information
Text adaptation Ed Hall and Roger Warren
Reviews
Isherwood, Charles, New York Times (8 May 2009). p. C2

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

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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