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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 Bosco
Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Michael Clarke-Laurence
Stephano
servant to Portia
Peter Coffield
Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Olivia Cole
Nerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Richard Council
Ensemble
Calvin Culver
Ensemble
Frank Dwyer
Court Clerk
Ray Fry
Tubal
an associate of Shylock
Rosemary Harris
Portia
an heiress in Belmont
Caroline Kava
Salaria
friend of Antonio
Robert La Tourneaux
Ensemble
Joseph Lambie
Ensemble
Amy Levitt
Ensemble
Alan Mandell
Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Roberta Maxwell
Jessica
Shylock's daughter
Everett McGill
Ensemble
Fred Morsell
Prince of Morocco
Ellen Newman
Ensemble
Robert Phalen
Leonardo
servant to Bassanio
Casper Roos
Ensemble
Gastone Rossilli
Salarino
friend of Antonio
Josef Sommer
Antonio
a merchant of Venice
Sterling St. Jacques
Ensemble
Dan Sullivan
Launcelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
Robert Symonds
Duke of Venice
Christopher Walken
Bassanio
friend of Antonio
Sydney Walker
Shylock
a Jewish moneylender
James Ray Weeks
Ensemble
Peter Weller
Ensemble
James Whittle
Ensemble
William Wright
Ensemble
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
   
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