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The Merchant of Venice   

City Center, (3/04/1953 - 3/15/1953)
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Opening Date: Mar 04, 1953    
Closing Date: Mar 15, 1953 Total Performances: 16

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


Production Staff
Produced by New York City Drama Company (Albert Marre: Artistic Director)
Written by William Shakespeare; Musical Director: William Brooks
Staged by Albert Marre; Assistant Director: Richard Baldridge; Choreographed by Todd Bolender
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
Company Manager: Gilman Haskell
Stage Manager: MacGregor Gibb and Richard Baldridge
Press Representative: Philip Bloom
Cast
Luther Adler
Shylock
a Jewish moneylender
Richard Astor
The Neopolitan Prince
Court Clerk
Philip Bourneuf
Antonio
a merchant of Venice
Frank Corsaro
Launcelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
James Daly
Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Albert Duclos
Balthasar
servant to Portia
Robert Fletcher
Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Duke of Venice
Earle Hyman
Prince of Morocco
Raymond Johnson
The German Baron
Court Clerk
Chris Mahan
Servant to Portia
John Mandia
Dancer
Nancy Marchand
Nerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Barbara Milberg
Dancer
Felicia Montealegre
Jessica
Shylock's daughter
Earl Montgomery
Salarino
friend of Antonio
Marie Pelus
Dancer
Margaret Phillips
Portia
an heiress in Belmont
Kevin Riley
The English Lord
Court Clerk
Paul Sparer
Solanio
friend of Antonio
Paul Stevens
Bassanio
friend of Antonio
Steven Thomas
Servant to Portia
Beatrice Tompkins
Dancer
Richard Venture
Tubal
an associate of Shylock
Michael Wager
Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Barbara Walczak
Dancer
Stanley Zompakos
Dancer