The Merchant of Venice

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Daily Mail
Phyllida Law reveals her early stage star anticswho, as a senior personage, was allowed to submit a list of the people he favou
Daily Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
who, as a senior personage, was allowed to submit a list of the people he favoured for a forthcoming production of The Merchant Of Venice. ‘They were all dead.’ Sir Ralph kept a pet rat — and dressing rooms were always rife with... Read more
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The Morning Call
Valley Vivaldi continues in Bethlehemthe beauty of music. The work is inspired by Shakespeare’s poetic discussion ab
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
the beauty of music. The work is inspired by Shakespeare’s poetic discussion about love and music from Act V, Scene 1, of “The Merchant of Venice.” In that scene, music and love are compared to the movement of the celestial bodies, equally... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Exhibit bring together McLean, Smythof $45 for the event and more information is available at www.brantcolours.ca
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
of $45 for the event and more information is available at www.brantcolours.ca Theatre Shakespeare's classic comedy The Merchant of Venice comes to life at the Bell Homestead as the second offering of the Bell Summer Theatre Festival. In... Read more
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The Courier
Adrienne Pickering longs to play Rake's Missy againbeen turned on to the Bard by Baz Luhrmann's frenetic 1996 movie Romeo + Juliet
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
been turned on to the Bard by Baz Luhrmann's frenetic 1996 movie Romeo + Juliet. Then she became Portia, the heroine in The Merchant of Venice, as the audience followed the little troupe around the schoolyard in Warwick, a small town in the... Read more
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International Business Times
Was William Shakespeare gay? Royal Shakespeare Company's artistic director wades into debate his sonnets during the Victorian period where pronouns had been altered. The R
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
his sonnets during the Victorian period where pronouns had been altered. The RSC director said the character of Antonio in The Merchant of Venice was "clearly in love with the young man Bassanio" but their relationship is often mistakenly portrayed... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
'Shakespeare was gay, wrote sonnets for men,' says top UK directora woman," Doran said. He said directors should not hide the sexuality of Shake
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
a woman," Doran said. He said directors should not hide the sexuality of Shakespeare's gay characters including Antonio in The Merchant of Venice, who is "absolutely clearly in love with the young man Bassanio and sometimes that is kind of toned... Read more
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asianage
'Shakespeare was gay, wrote sonnets for men', says director Gregory Dorana woman," Doran said. He said directors should not hide the sexuality of Shake
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
a woman," Doran said. He said directors should not hide the sexuality of Shakespeare's gay characters including Antonio in The Merchant of Venice, who is "absolutely clearly in love with the young man Bassanio and sometimes that is kind of toned... Read more
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metro
William Shakespeare was gay and wrote sonnets for men, theatre director saysand not a woman.More: UK Mr Doran also said directors should not hide the sexu
metro / Posted 5 days ago
and not a woman.More: UK Mr Doran also said directors should not hide the sexuality of gay characters including Antonio in The Merchant of Venice, who is ‘absolutely clearly in love with the young man Bassanio and sometimes that is kind of toned... Read more
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New Now Next
The Bard Was Gay, Says Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic Directorpronouns changed during the Victorian period. A Midsummer Night's Dream/Getty
New Now Next / Posted 6 days ago
pronouns changed during the Victorian period. A Midsummer Night's Dream/Getty Images Citing the character of Antonio in The Merchant of Venice as being “absolutely clearly in love with the young man Bassanio,” Doran adds that it is “no longer... Read more
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The Age
Merchant of Venice review: Strong Bell Shakespeare production not quite on the moneyTHE MERCHANT OF VENICE ★★★½ Bell Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice doesn't
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE ★★★½ Bell Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice doesn't skimp on the bitterness. Photo: Bell Shakespeare Arts Centre Melbourne I last saw The Merchant of Venice in the 1990s, with John Bell as Shylock. Though it's one of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Butel is exceptionalWhat: The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Bell Shakespeare Where &
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
What: The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, Bell Shakespeare Where & When: at Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, until July 30, 2017 Reviewer: Kate Herbert Stars: 3 & 1/2 In the past, as in this modern world, seemingly good, generous... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Merchant of Venice review: Strong Bell Shakespeare production not quite on the moneyTHE MERCHANT OF VENICE ★★★½ Bell Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice doesn't
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE ★★★½ Bell Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice doesn't skimp on the bitterness. Photo: Bell Shakespeare Arts Centre Melbourne I last saw The Merchant of Venice in the 1990s, with John Bell as Shylock. Though it's one of... Read more
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The Mercury News
La Paloma Avenue: A childhood home to Hollywood royaltyin “Alice in Wonderland,” a production of the Saratoga Community Players. She p
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
in “Alice in Wonderland,” a production of the Saratoga Community Players. She performed in several school plays, including “The Merchant of Venice” and “Hansel and Gretel.” The Fontaine property gained attention not only thanks to the sibling... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Facebook Live: Houston Shakespeare Festivalpresented by the Houston Shakespeare Festival. The two-week event presents perf
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
presented by the Houston Shakespeare Festival. The two-week event presents performances of Shakespeare's "Macbeth," and "The Merchant of Venice."(For the Chronicle/Gary Fountain, August 8, 2015) less People sitting on the hill at Miller Outdoor... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Gender-bending MerchantBrant Theatre Workshops is staging a gender-bending version of Shakespeare's cl
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 8 days ago
Brant Theatre Workshops is staging a gender-bending version of Shakespeare's classic, The Merchant of Venice. The second offering of the Bell Summer Theatre Festival, the production opens on Thursday on the steps of the historic Bell Homestead. "I... Read more
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The Washington Times
Consumer Finance Protection Bureau arbitrationplaintiff’s injury. Arbitrators are selected according to the rules the America
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
plaintiff’s injury. Arbitrators are selected according to the rules the American Arbitration Association. Like Portia in The Merchant of Venice, arbitrators enjoy wide discretion to season justice with mercy. Their decisions cannot be appealed... Read more
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Canberra Times
8 Days: Your one-stop guide to the week aheadStreet, St Kilda East, $20-$49, 95338083, redstitch.net.Wednesday, JULY 19 STA
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
Street, St Kilda East, $20-$49, 95338083, redstitch.net.Wednesday, JULY 19 STAGE The Bell Shakespeare Company presents The Merchant of Venice, a play which takes audiences on a journey of love, mercy and justice with dark humour and romantic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
8 Days: Your one-stop guide to the week aheadthe latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. STAGE The Bell Sha
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. STAGE The Bell Shakespeare Company presents The Merchant of Venice, a play which takes audiences on a journey of love, mercy and justice with dark humour and romantic... Read more
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The Age
8 Days: Your one-stop guide to the week aheadthe latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. STAGE The Bell Sha
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. STAGE The Bell Shakespeare Company presents The Merchant of Venice, a play which takes audiences on a journey of love, mercy and justice with dark humour and romantic... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Hudson Calendar of Events: July 13 and 14, 2017local acts. Free. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845)
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 15 days ago
local acts. Free. Red Hook Public Library, 7444 South Broadway, Red Hook. (845) 758-3241. Shakespeare Festival: 5:30 p.m. “The Merchant of Venice.” Bird-on-a-Cliff Theatre Company, 45 Comeau Drive, Woodstock. Blankets, chairs, picnics welcome.... Read more
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Canberra Times
Bell Shakespeare's new Merchant of Venice calls out casual racismcourtroom drama, and, most problematic of all, a savagely stereotypical Jewish
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
courtroom drama, and, most problematic of all, a savagely stereotypical Jewish villain who is both victim and monster, The Merchant of Venice has long been regarded as one of Shakespeare's most difficult plays to stage in modern times. Why,... Read more
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The Age
Bell Shakespeare's new Merchant of Venice calls out casual racismcourtroom drama, and, most problematic of all, a savagely stereotypical Jewish
The Age / Posted 18 days ago
courtroom drama, and, most problematic of all, a savagely stereotypical Jewish villain who is both victim and monster, The Merchant of Venice has long been regarded as one of Shakespeare's most difficult plays to stage in modern times. Why,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bell Shakespeare's new Merchant of Venice calls out casual racismcourtroom drama, and, most problematic of all, a savagely stereotypical Jewish
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 18 days ago
courtroom drama, and, most problematic of all, a savagely stereotypical Jewish villain who is both victim and monster, The Merchant of Venice has long been regarded as one of Shakespeare's most difficult plays to stage in modern times. Why,... Read more
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Deseret News
Utah Shakespeare Festival announces 2018 seasonthe open-air Engelstad Theatre will be three of the Bard’s works: “Henry VI Par
Deseret News / Posted 20 days ago
the open-air Engelstad Theatre will be three of the Bard’s works: “Henry VI Part One,” “The Merry Wives of Windsor” and “The Merchant of Venice.” In the indoor Randall L. Jones Theatre will be “Big River,” a musical adaptation of Mark Twain's... Read more
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Peace Arch News
‘Merchant’ a new challenge for South Surrey’s BollardShe’s apprentice director for The Merchant of Venice – one of three in-rep prod
Peace Arch News / Posted 20 days ago
She’s apprentice director for The Merchant of Venice – one of three in-rep productions for this year’s Bard On The Beach season in Vancouver – at the same time she’s overseeing Peninsula Productions’ presentation of Sea Of Stories, coming to White... Read more
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Philboxing
EXCLUSIVEPacquiao: Do Not Go After Arum (Part One)parity and a reported $10 million guarantee and not the pittance of a "30-20-50
Philboxing / Posted 22 days ago
parity and a reported $10 million guarantee and not the pittance of a "30-20-50" sharing scheme reminiscent of scenes from the Merchant of Venice. "Huwag na ninyo siyang tirahin," said Pacquiao. "Matanda na siya." ("Do not go after Arum," said... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘Three Days of Rain’ witty, insightful character study at MonmouthKate Bergstrom and her cast, it is as funny and angst-filled as any of the Bard
Bangor Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
Kate Bergstrom and her cast, it is as funny and angst-filled as any of the Bard’s greatest studies in character such as “The Merchant of Venice” and “The Tempest.” The production is a welcome surprise and a stunning achievement for the actors,... Read more
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The New Yorker
Shakespeare’s Cure for Xenophobiacourt as Antonio’s equivalent. Instead, he is, as the play’s dominant society h
The New Yorker / Posted 23 days ago
court as Antonio’s equivalent. Instead, he is, as the play’s dominant society has always viewed him, irreducibly alien. “The Merchant of Venice” seems to offer a pessimistic vision, then, of the prospect of mutual tolerance. On the city streets... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Academy Invites Record 774 New Members: 39 Percent Female and 30 Percent People of ColorPerez Del Mar – “The Red Turtle,” “Fear(s) of the Dark” Jocelyn Pook – “August
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
Perez Del Mar – “The Red Turtle,” “Fear(s) of the Dark” Jocelyn Pook – “Augustine,” “William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice” Laura Rossi – “Unfinished Song,” “London to Brighton” Philip Sheppard – “Love, Marilyn,” “The... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Academy Invites Record 744 New Members: 39 Percent Female and 30 Percent People of ColorPerez Del Mar – “The Red Turtle,” “Fear(s) of the Dark” Jocelyn Pook – “August
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 29 days ago
Perez Del Mar – “The Red Turtle,” “Fear(s) of the Dark” Jocelyn Pook – “Augustine,” “William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice” Laura Rossi – “Unfinished Song,” “London to Brighton” Philip Sheppard – “Love, Marilyn,” “The... Read more
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Variety
Academy Invites Record 744 New MembersPerez Del Mar – “The Red Turtle,” “Fear(s) of the Dark” Jocelyn Pook – “August
Variety / Posted 29 days ago
Perez Del Mar – “The Red Turtle,” “Fear(s) of the Dark” Jocelyn Pook – “Augustine,” “William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice” Laura Rossi – “Unfinished Song,” “London to Brighton” Philip Sheppard – “Love, Marilyn,” “The... Read more
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DW
Parliamentary elections without campaign posters in Albania |the LSI) who would prevent him from steering in whichever direction he wants. P
DW / Posted 1 months ago
the LSI) who would prevent him from steering in whichever direction he wants. PD chairman Basha also described the LSI as "the merchant of Venice" doing "dirty political deals." It's not just their attacks on their former coalition partner that... Read more

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