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The Merchant Of Venice

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Closed February 20, 2011

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

Why See The Merchant Of Venice?

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.

Show Schedule

  Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Matinee - - - - - 2 pm 2 pm
Evening - 7 pm 7 pm 7 pm 7 pm 8 pm -




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Opening night: 19 October 2010

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9 reviews, average rating: (4.9 Stars)

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Priscilla: “Incredible”

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

Eric F. Luce: “Semi-Tough”

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

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