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©The Merchant of Venice 

The Merchant of Venice (2011)
Royal Shakespeare Theatre / Stratford-upon-Avon

Producer: Royal Shakespeare Company
Playwright: William Shakespeare
Cast: Patrick Stewart, Susannah Fielding, Madeline Appiah, Jamie Beamish, Howard Charles, Scott Handy, Aidan Kelly, Caroline Martin, Des McAleer, Jason Morell, David Ononokpono, Nikesh Patel, Daniel Percival, Emily Plumtree, Richard Riddell, Daniel Rose, Steve Toussaint, Christopher Wright
Character: Shylock

Still regarded as one of Shakespeare's cruelest and most controversial plays, The Merchant of Venice is a fascinating study of justice, mercy, love and the power of money.

In this adaptation, story takea place in a city built on business. Merchants and traders gamble on deals that can make a fortune or lose them everything. When Antonio bets on a venture that fails to repay, he is forced to borrow money from a man he despises. But debts must be repaid. When cultures clash, a business deal turns to revenge and a wronged father seeks a deadly retribution.

Previews May 13, 2011. Production runs from May 19 to September 26, 2011.

Related links:
Review (6/3/2011) — The Good Review
Review (5/26/2011) — Jewish Chronicle
Review (5/25/2011) — Spectator
Production Photos (5/25/2011) — BroadwayWorld
Review (5/23/2011) — Evening Standard
Review (5/22/2011) — The Independent
Review (5/22/2011) — The Observer
Review (5/20/2011) — The Guardian
Review (5/20/2011) — WhatsOnStage.com
Review (5/20/2011) — The Telegraph
Review (5/20/2011) — Daily Mail
Review (5/20/2011) — All About Jewish Theatre
Review (5/20/2011) — Daily Express
Review (5/20/2011) — The Stage
Review (5/20/2011) — Theater News Online
Review Roundup (5/20/2011) — TheatreMania
Review (5/15/2011) — Rullsenberg Rules
Theatregoer Reviews (5/14/2011) — WhatsOnStage.com Discussion Board
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