PlayComedyRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Nov 13, 2010
Closing Date
Feb 20, 2011
1st Preview
Oct 19, 2010
1st Preview
Oct 19, 2010
Previews
26
Performances
73
PlayComedyRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Broadhurst Theatre
(Nov 13, 2010 - Feb 20, 2011)

Setting
Venice and on The Belmont.

Comments
"The Merchant of Venice" was on hiatus from 1/10/2011 through 1/31/2011.

Written by William Shakespeare; Original Music by Dan Moses Schreier
Directed by Daniel Sullivan; Choreographed by Mimi Lieber; Assistant Director: Laura Savia
Scenic Design by Mark Wendland; Costume Design by Jess Goldstein; Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Hair and Wig Design by Charles LaPointe; Associate Lighting Design: John Viesta; Associate Sound Design: Nick Borisjuk; Assistant Scenic Design: Rachel Nemec and Jon Collins; Assistant Costume Design: Tristan Scott Barton Raines and China Lee
Executive Producer: Joey Parnes; Company Manager: Kim Sellon; Assistant Co. Mgr: Christina Huschle
Production Stage Manager: Stephen M. Kaus; Stage Manager: David Sugarman
Fight direction by Thomas Schall; Press Representative: Candi Adams; Casting: Jordan Thaler and Heidi Griffiths, C.S.A.; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Website Design/New Media Marketing: Art Meets Commerce and Crystal Chase; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Shylock
a Jewish moneylender
Bassanio
friend of Antonio
Antonio
a merchant of Venice
Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Oct 19, 2010 - Jan 09, 2011
Portia
an heiress in Belmont
Ensemble
Duke of Venice
Ensemble
Nerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Launcelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
Antonio's Man
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Balthasar
servant to Portia
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Ensemble
Stephano
servant to Portia
 
Ensemble
Salerio
friend of Antonio
Ensemble
Prince of Morocco
Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Ensemble
Jessica
Shylock's daughter
Ensemble
Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Oct 19, 2010 - Jan 09, 2011
Solanio
friend of Antonio
Ensemble
 
Priest
Tubal
an associate of Shylock
Understudies: Liza J. Bennett (Jessica), Glenn Fleshler (Gratiano, Launcelot Gobbo), Luke Forbes (Prince of Morocco), Herb Foster (Duke of Venice, Prince of Arragon), Bryce Gill (Antonio's Man), Curt Hostetter (Antonio, Tubal), Tia James (Nerissa), Thomas M. Hammond (Bassanio, Lorenzo), Dorien Makhloghi (Solanio), Kim Martin-Cotten (Portia), Baylen Thomas (Salerio) and Richard Topol (Shylock)

Broadhurst Theatre (Nov 13, 2010 - Feb 20, 2011)

Second Assistant Stage Manager: Sean M. Thorne (Nov 19, 2010 - ?); Assistant Stage Mgr: Vanessa M. Coakley

Cast

Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Feb 01, 2011 - Feb 20, 2011
Balthasar
servant to Portia
 
Ensemble
Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Feb 01, 2011 - Feb 20, 2011
Ensemble
Understudies: George Bartenieff (Duke of Venice, Prince of Arragon) and Brian Sgambati (Lorenzo, Bassanio)

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

2011 Nominee
Al Pacino
 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

2011 Nominee
Lily Rabe
 

Best Direction of a Play

2011 Nominee
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
 

Best Scenic Design of a Play

2011 Nominee
Scenic Design by Mark Wendland
 

Best Costume Design of a Play

2011 Nominee
Costume Design by Jess Goldstein
 

Best Lighting Design of a Play

2011 Nominee
Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

2011 Nominee
Al Pacino
 

Outstanding Actress in a Play

2011 Nominee
Lily Rabe
 

Outstanding Sound Design in a Play

2011 Nominee
Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners
 

Outstanding Music in a Play

2011 Nominee
Featuring songs by Dan Moses Schreier
 

Outstanding Set Design

2011 Nominee
Scenic Design by Mark Wendland
 

Outstanding Director of a Play

2011 Nominee
Directed by Daniel Sullivan

Theatre World

Award

2011 Recipient
Heather Lind
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
Statistics supplied are courtesy of The Broadway League.
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