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Merchant of Venice, The: A Director’s View Inside the Production

Alternative title
Episode 48
Synopsis
Video podcast hosted by Drew Lichtenberg and Simon Godwin. This episode looks at The Merchant of Venice from the historical context from which it emerged and how the new production of the play from the Shakespeare Theatre Company plans to deal with the text’s themes and ideas for a modern audience. Guests include Jeffrey Horowitz (Theatre for a New Audience), Jonathan Kalb (Theatre for a New Audience) and Dr. Carole Levin (University of Nebraska-Lincoln).
Series
Shakespeare Hour Live!
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Transmission details
2 Feb 2022
Duration
55 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
anti-Semitism

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/kF3BO61dY_g
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Web
https://www.shakespearetheatre.org/ External site opens in new window

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
http://www.youtube.com External site opens in new window

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