Merchant Of Venice, The

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An original way to choose a husband leads to a loan being taken from moneylender Shylock. If the loan is not repaid, the lender is owed a pound of flesh. Read More >

An original way to choose a husband leads to Bassanio borrowing money from Antonio, who borrows money from the moneylender Shylock. If the loan is not repaid, the lender is owed a pound of flesh, which he fully intends to take.

One of Shakespeare’s most famous plays explores ideas of tolerance, religion, society, justice and mercy.

This production is performed using Renaissance staging, costume and music.

For more about this production please read the First Night Feature.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 02/06/2007

Opening Night: 28/06/2007

Closing Night: 06/10/2007

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Director - Rebecca Gatward

Producer - Shakespeare's Globe

Designer - Liz Cooke

Author - William Shakespeare