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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 Adeney
Duke of Venice
Robert Algar
Prince of Morocco
Kempster Barnes
Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Richard Blythe
Salarino
friend of Antonio
George Bradford
Balthasar
servant to Portia
Penelope Chandler
Jessica
Shylock's daughter
David Dodimead
Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Court Clerk
Alexander Gauge
Antonio
a merchant of Venice
Frederick Horrey
Solanio
friend of Antonio
Rosalind Iden
Portia
an heiress in Belmont
Marion Marshall
Nerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Eric Maxon
Tubal
an associate of Shylock
Josef Shear
Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Margaret Stallard
Stephano
servant to Portia
Malcolm Watson
Old Gobbo
Launcelot's father
Geoffrey Wilkinson
Launcelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
Donald Wolfit
Shylock
a Jewish moneylender
John Wynyard
Bassanio
friend of Antonio
   
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