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The Merchant of Venice   

 
Vivian Beaumont Theatre, (3/01/1973 - 4/07/1973)
First Preview: Feb 18, 1973 Total Previews: 12
Opening Date: Mar 01, 1973    
Closing Date: Apr 07, 1973 Total Performances: 44

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Venice and on the Belmont
Comments: Played in modern dress



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving)
Produced by Repertory Theatre of Lincoln Center (under the direction of Jules Irving)
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Ellis Rabb
Scenic Design by James Tilton; Lighting Design by James Tilton; Projection Design by James Tilton; Costume Design by Ann Roth; Personal Assistant to Mr. Tilton: Jim Fellows; Assistant to Miss Roth: David Charles; Hair Design by Jim Sullivan; Make-Up Design by Jim Sullivan
General Manager: Alan Mandell
Production Stage Manager: Barbara-Mae Phillips; Stage Manager: Patrick Horrigan; Production Supervisor: Frank Bayer; Production Manager: Bruce Hoover
Musical Supervisor: Cathy MacDonald
Assistant to the Director: Joan Houseman and Jerry Glover; Lincoln Center Public Relations Director: Susan Bloch; Lincoln Center Public Relations Associate: William Schelble; Lincoln Center Public Relations Assistant: Norman J-F Lombino; Lincoln Center Casting Director: Frederick Brahms; Photographer: Martha Swope; Advertising: Hy Jacobs and Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Cast
Philip BoscoGratiano
gentleman of Venice
Michael Clarke-LaurenceStephano
servant to Portia
Peter CoffieldLorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Olivia ColeNerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Richard CouncilEnsemble
Calvin CulverEnsemble
Frank DwyerCourt Clerk
Ray FryTubal
an associate of Shylock
Rosemary HarrisPortia
an heiress in Belmont
Caroline KavaSalaria
friend of Antonio
Robert La TourneauxEnsemble
Joseph LambieEnsemble
Amy LevittEnsemble
Alan MandellPrince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Roberta MaxwellJessica
Shylock's daughter
Everett McGillEnsemble
Fred MorsellPrince of Morocco
Ellen NewmanEnsemble
Robert PhalenLeonardo
servant to Bassanio
Casper RoosEnsemble
Gastone RossilliSalarino
friend of Antonio
Josef SommerAntonio
a merchant of Venice
Sterling St. JacquesEnsemble
Dan SullivanLauncelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
Robert SymondsDuke of Venice
Christopher WalkenBassanio
friend of Antonio
Sydney WalkerShylock
a Jewish moneylender
James Ray WeeksEnsemble
Peter WellerEnsemble
James WhittleEnsemble
William WrightEnsemble
Understudies: Michael Clarke-Laurence (Duke of Venice, Prince of Arragon), Richard Council (Gratiano), Calvin Culver (Leonardo), Ray Fry (Shylock), Caroline Kava (Nerissa), Robert La Tourneaux (Launcelot Gobbo), Joseph Lambie (Lorenzo), Amy Levitt (Jessica, Salaria), Everett McGill (Bassanio), Ellen Newman (Portia), Casper Roos (Antonio, Stephano), Sterling St. Jacques (Prince of Morocco), James Ray Weeks (Court Clerk), Peter Weller (Tubal) and William Wright (Salarino)
Drama Desk Award
winner 1973 Outstanding Performance [winner] 
 Performer: Rosemary Harris