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Merchant of Venice, The

Synopsis
Video recording of the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s 2011 staging of The Merchant of Venice directed by Ethan McSweeeny with Mark Nelson as Shylock. Videotaped for the Washington Area Performing Arts Archive (WAPAVA) by Geoff Moore.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
7 Sep 2011
Duration
c160

Credits

Director
Ethan McSweeny
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Steven Cahill
Production Design
Andrew Lieberman
Costume
Jennifer Moeller
Contributor
Geoff Moore
Cast
Mark NelsonShylock
Derek Smith (2)Antonio
Drew CorleseBassanio
Julia CoffeyPortia
Aubrey K. DeekerGratiano
Amelia PedlowJessica
Andy MurraySalerio
Benjamin PeltesonTubal
Carl CofieldPrince of Morocco
Daniel PearceOld Gobbo
Liz WisanNerissa
Matthew CarlsonLorenzo
Tim GetmanSolanio
Vaneik EcheverriaPrince of Arragon

Additional Details

Theatre
Sidney Harman Hall
Theatre company
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1920s
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production ran 21 June - 24 July 2011
Stills
The play is imagined as a Roaring Twenties tussle between immigrant factions of Little Italy and the Lower East Side.

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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