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The Merchant of Venice   

This production played in repertory with Julius Caesar, Hamlet

Royale Theatre, (11/16/1931 - circa. 11/1931)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Nov 16, 1931    
Closing Date: Nov 1931 Total Performances: 6

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


Production Staff
Produced by Chicago Civic Shakespeare Society
Written by William Shakespeare
Staged by George Vivian
Cast
France Bendtsen
Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
John Bryan
Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Gordon Burby
Prince of Morocco
John Burke
Tubal
an associate of Shylock
Pedro De Cordoba
Bassanio
friend of Antonio
William Faversham
Antonio
a merchant of Venice
John Forrest
Court Clerk
Lionel Ince
Solanio
friend of Antonio
Hart Jenks
Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Whitford Kane
Launcelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
Fritz Leiber
Shylock
a Jewish moneylender
Dorothy Martin
Balthasar
servant to Portia
Dance of Revelers
Helen Menken
Portia
an heiress in Belmont
Ralph Menzing
Salerio
friend of Antonio
Claudius Mintz
Leonardo
servant to Bassanio
Frank Peters
Old Gobbo
Launcelot's father
Tyrone Power, Sr.
Duke of Venice
Viola Roache
Nerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Thayer Roberts
Salarino
friend of Antonio
Virginia Stevens
Jessica
Shylock's daughter