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The Merchant of Venice   

 
This production played in repertory with King Lear, As You Like It, Volpone, Hamlet

New Century Theatre, (2/22/1947 - 3/06/1947)
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Opening Date: Feb 22, 1947    
Closing Date: Mar 06, 1947 Total Performances: 6

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Venice and on The Belmont.



Production Staff
Produced by Hall Shelton; Produced by arrangement with Advance Players Association, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare
Staged by Donald Wolfit
Costume Design by Sheila Jackson
Cast
Eric AdeneyDuke of Venice
Robert AlgarPrince of Morocco
Kempster BarnesLorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Richard BlytheSalarino
friend of Antonio
George BradfordBalthasar
servant to Portia
Penelope ChandlerJessica
Shylock's daughter
David DodimeadPrince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Court Clerk
Alexander GaugeAntonio
a merchant of Venice
Frederick HorreySolanio
friend of Antonio
Rosalind IdenPortia
an heiress in Belmont
Marion MarshallNerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Eric MaxonTubal
an associate of Shylock
Josef ShearGratiano
gentleman of Venice
Margaret StallardStephano
servant to Portia
Malcolm WatsonOld Gobbo
Launcelot's father
Geoffrey WilkinsonLauncelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
Donald WolfitShylock
a Jewish moneylender
John WynyardBassanio
friend of Antonio