Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal
9 reviews, average rating:(4.9 Stars)
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Al Pacino brings his sensational performance as Shylock to the Broadway stage this Fall with the Public Theater's production of The Merchant of Venice, directed by Daniel Sullivan.
Antonio, a young man, pledges a pound of his own flesh to a moneylender, Shylock, so a friend can woo his lady-love in style. Antonio learns a hard lesson in loyalty, humanity, friendship and prejudice when the revenge-seeking Shylock comes to collect and he is unable to pay.
Pacino and Sullivan expertly tackle one of Shakespeare's most controversial plays, offering modern audiences a new, shattering take on this rarely performed play.
The must-see event runs for only 78 performances! Don't miss this legendary production that the Wall Street Journal declared "cries out to be seen by everyone with a passion for truly great theater. The best Merchant I have ever seen!"
Previews from 19th October 2010
Opening night 15th November 2010
Closes temporarily 9th January 2011
Re-opens 1st February 2011
Closes 20th February 2011
Audience: The Merchant of Venice is suitable for audiences aged 11 and upwards. Children under 4 are not permitted in the Broadhurst Theatre.
Run time: Two hours and 55 minutes with one 20 minute interval
Important Notice : Curtain rises promptly at the time printed on your tickets. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of management.
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