Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Shakespeare Solos: watch the third set of films by Guardian Staff

Leading actors perform key Shakespeare speeches from Julius Caesar, The Merchant of Venice, King Lear and As You Like It in our video series to mark the 400th anniversary of the great playwr…

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Paterson Joseph as Shylock: 'You call me misbeliever' – video by Dan Susman, Jess Gormley, Pascal Wyse, Liese Spencer, Emma John and Chris Wiegand

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, we asked leading actors to perform key speeches from his plays. Here, Paterson Joseph speaks Shylock’s lines from The Merchant of Ve…

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Laura Carmichael as Portia: 'The quality of mercy' – video by Dan Susman, Jess Gormley, Pascal Wyse, Liese Spencer, Emma John and Chris Wiegand

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, we asked leading actors to perform key speeches from his plays. Here, Laura Carmichael speaks Portia’s lines from The Merchant of Ve…

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Damian Lewis and Zawe Ashton among stars for new set of Shakespeare Solos by Chris Wiegand

Lewis plays Antony and Ashton performs ‘All the world’s a stage’ for our video series, which features Riz Ahmed, Laura Carmichael and Paterson JosephThe final set of films in the Guard…

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Shakespeare's Globe: The Merchant of Venice by Lincoln Center

Double Olivier and Tony Award–winner Jonathan Pryce is Shylock in this critically acclaimed production from Shakespeare’s Globe.

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Friday, April 8, 2016

District Merchants: A variation on William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice

Tue, May 31 thru Sun, July 3 @ Folger Theatre, presented by Folger Theatre -- Love and litigation, deep passions, and predatory lending are taken to a new level in this uneasy comedy, which …

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Monday, March 28, 2016

Theater News: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Appear in The Merchant of Venice

Ginsburg will take on Shakespeare later this year.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The Merchant of Venice at a glance: Your brief guide to Shakespeare's most controversial play by Luke Barber, Luke Barber

The Merchant of Venice was probably written between 1596 and 1598

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Sunday, March 13, 2016

DVD REVIEW: The Merchant of Venice, RSC by Matt Merritt

This year may be the battle of the Cymbelines, with the Royal Shakespeare Company presenting their take while the Globe present two versions, one currently running in the Sam Wanamaker Playh…

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Friday, March 4, 2016

Cast Set for Paula Vogel's Indecent, a New Play with Music by Broadway.com

The cast is now set for the previously announced New York premiere of Pulitzer winner Paula Vogel’s Indecent. The off-Broadway production will feature Katrina Lenk, Mimi Lieber, Max Go…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Spotlight On...Zach Libresco by Michael Block

Name: Zach LibrescoHometown: Mineola, NYEducation: Wesleyan UniversitySelect Credits: The Shakespeare Forum's The Merchant of Venice (Lorenzo); dell'Arte Opera Ensemble's The Fairy Queen (De…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Jonathan Pryce Merchant of Venice Will Play Kennedy Center by Andrew Gans

The Shakespeare's Globe production of The Merchant of Venice, headed by Tony winner Jonathan Pryce as Shylock, will be seen at the Kennedy Center this summer, according to the Washington…

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Monday, February 15, 2016

Jonathan Pryce in “Merchant of Venice,” coming to the Kennedy Center by Peter Marks

In what may portend a revitalization of links between the Kennedy Center and major British theater companies, the institution on the Potomac will host a short stay this summer of a productio…

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Shakespeare's Globe's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Starring Jonathan Pryce, Heading to The Kennedy Center by BroadwayWorld

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced it will present Shakespeare's Globe's critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE in five perfo…

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Odds & Ends: Jonathan Pryce to Return to the New York Stage, ABBA Reunites at Mamma Mia! Restaurant & More by Broadway.com

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Jonathan Pryce to Return to the New York Stage Game of Thrones’ Jonathan Pryce is coming back to the Big Apple's …

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Jonathan Pryce to Return to New York Stage As Part of Lincoln Center Festival Line-up by Olivia Clement

Lincoln Center Festival has announced its 2016 line-up. The 20th anniversary event will feature the Globe Theatre of London’s acclaimed production of The Merchant of Venice sta…

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Theater News: Jonathan Pryce to Return to the New York Stage in The Merchant of Venice

The Tony winner will bring his acclaimed Shylock to the Big Apple.

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Shakespeare’s Globe Announces First Season Under Emma Rice by Doug Mayo

By Doug Mayo Shakespeare’s Globe today announced Emma Rice’s inaugural season as Artistic Director which will be entitled the Wonder Season. The season will comprise A Midsummer …

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NEWS: Kneehigh comes to the Globe in Emma Rice’s first season by Press Releases

Shakespeare’s Globe is delighted to announce Emma Rice’s inaugural season as Artistic Director. The 2016 Wonder Season will open with A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Saturday 30 April, fo…

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Monday, November 16, 2015

Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson Will Bow on Broadway in Becky Mode's Fully Committed by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Histrionics are on the way for Jesse Tyler Ferguson on the Great White Way! The Modern Family star will make his return to the Main Stem manning the red-hot reservation line at Manhattan'…

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

REVIEW: The Merchant Of Venice, Ambassadors Theatre ✭✭✭ by Tim Hochstrasser

By Tim Hochstrasser While the emotional wattage did not burn as brightly as it might, and while we were never really made to feel fully uncomfortable with either issues or text as we should,…

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Interview: MERCHANT OF VENICE's Makram J Khoury Talks All Things Shylock! by BroadwayWorld

TheRoyal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will play in select movie houses across North America, beginning today, August 19. The production,…

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Monday, August 17, 2015

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch a Sneak Peek of RSC's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE; Hits Theatres on 8/19! by BroadwayWorld TV

The Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will play in select movie houses across North America, beginning August 19. The production, which…

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Monday, August 3, 2015

Shakespeare's 'Merchant' a problematic play by Everett Evans

"The Merchant of Venice," Shakespeare's odd comedy with a dark streak, often is called a "problem play." It's also somewhat problematic. The Houston Shakespeare Festival's current production…

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Monday, July 27, 2015

Kyle Scatliffe, Isaiah Johnson & Joaquina Kalukango Set for The Color Purple on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Olivier nominee Kyle Scatliffe will "Push Da Button" alongside fellow Broadway alums Isaiah Johnson and Joaquina Kalukango in The Color Purple revival. Starring the previously repo…

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Cymbeline by Cameron Kelsall

There really is no such thing as a bad night at the Delacorte Theater, the venue nestled inside Central Park where The Public Theater has offered free Shakespeare (and Sondheim, and Chekhov,…

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Friday, July 17, 2015

Why the Merchant of Venice is on the money by Steven Poole

In a time of anxiety about debt, the latest RSC production about to be screened in cinemas strikes a nerve. Yet the play also warns against the language of money infecting our lives and love…

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

RSC's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Coming to US Cinemas Next Month by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of Shakespeare's THE MERCHANT OF VENICE will play in select movie houses across North America, beginning August 19.

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Video: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory by Mark Beachy

VIDEO: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, Part One and Part Two. Directed by Tom Delise. Video Produced by Mark Beachy.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Video: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, Part Two by Mark Beachy

VIDEO: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ at Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, Part Two. Click HERE for Part One. Directed by Tom Delise. Video Produced by Mark Beachy.

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