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Ended 20 Feb 2011 after 4 months

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Not only is this the best Merchant of Venice I've ever reviewed, but it's one of the finest Shakespeare productions I've ever seen, period.

Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal

Closed 20 Feb 2011

Lily Rabe as Portia
Byron Jennings as Antonio
Heather Lind as Jessica
Al Pacino as Shylock
Christopher Fitzgerald as Lancelot Gobbo
David Harbour as Bassanio
Marsha Stephanie as Nerissa
Seth Numrich as Lorenzo
Jesse L. Martin as Gratiano
Richard Topol as Tubal
Gerry Bamman as Duke of Venice
Matthew Rauch as Solanio
Peter Francis James as Salerio
Isaiah Johnson as the Prince of Morocco
Charles Kimbrough as the Prince of Arragon

Daniel Sullivan (Direction)
Mark Wendland (Scenic Design)
Jess Goldstein (Costume Design)
Kenneth Posner (Lighting Design)
Acme Sound Partners (Sound Design)
Dan Moses Schreier (Original Music)
Written by: William Shakespeare


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9 reviews, average rating: (4.9 Stars)

Priscilla: “Incredible”

Saw Al Pacino in Merchant of Venice Sat 30th Oct and he was incredible as S... more

Eric F. Luce: “Semi-Tough”

Ms Rabe  was riveting and interesting as Portia in previews of Merchant ... more

Joanna: “AMAZING”

I was mesmerized by the cast and the performance. Seeing Al Pacino up clo... more

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