The Merchant of Venice

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Super Sport
Wallabies will perform better - Cheikafor people to jump on and put the boot in," Cheika, channelling Shylock's 'if y
Wallabies will perform better - Cheika
Super Sport / Posted yesterday
for people to jump on and put the boot in," Cheika, channelling Shylock's 'if you prick us, do we not bleed?' speech from the Merchant of Venice, told reporters at Wellington Regional Stadium on Friday. "That obviously hurts us. (But) we'll take... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Backs to the wall, Wallabies will perform better - Cheikafor people to jump on and put the boot in," Cheika, channelling Shylock's 'if y
Backs to the wall, Wallabies will perform better - Cheika
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
for people to jump on and put the boot in," Cheika, channelling Shylock's 'if you prick us, do we not bleed?' speech from the Merchant of Venice, told reporters at Wellington Regional Stadium on Friday. "That obviously hurts us. (But) we'll take... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Theater is a Family Affair a Dallas Nativein September, with Kristen Beth Williams playing Guinevere. As best they can r
Theater is a Family Affair a Dallas Native
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
in September, with Kristen Beth Williams playing Guinevere. As best they can recall, they last performed together in 'The Merchant of Venice' in 1999. Of course, they played the roles of father and daughter. 'A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and... Read more
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New York Post
In My Library: Tina PackerTina Packer, who’s acted in seven of Shakespeare’s plays and directed and taugh
In My Library: Tina Packer
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
Tina Packer, who’s acted in seven of Shakespeare’s plays and directed and taught all of them, makes no bones about “The Merchant of Venice”: She hates it. “It’s such a racist, sexist, anti-Semitic play, a tragedy wrapped in the form of a comedy,”... Read more
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The Columbian
Tough love in VSAA’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ahead of his time in probing modern problems: existential uncertainty in “Hamle
Tough love in VSAA’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
ahead of his time in probing modern problems: existential uncertainty in “Hamlet,” racism and bigotry in “Othello” and “The Merchant of Venice,” political ambition in “Macbeth.” And across many plays, from “Much Ado About Nothing” to “Measure... Read more
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Arts Journal
Queering the canon – the new normal?and Patroclus in Troilus and Cressida would seem unabashedly erotic, while the
Queering the canon – the new normal?
Arts Journal / Posted 8 days ago
and Patroclus in Troilus and Cressida would seem unabashedly erotic, while the characters of Antonio (in Twelfth Night and The Merchant of Venice) would be shown in complicated thrall to fickle younger men. Filmed by Derek Jarman, staged by Gerard... Read more
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The Mammoth Times
This Week's Mammoth Times Events Sectiontheatre.” To sign up, or for more information, call Parks and Recreation at 760
This Week's Mammoth Times Events Section
The Mammoth Times / Posted 11 days ago
theatre.” To sign up, or for more information, call Parks and Recreation at 760-934-8983. Sierra Classic Theatre presents: The Merchant of Venice, Aug. 11-14, Aug. 18-21 Join Sierra Classic Theatre for a Shakespearean play performed alfresco, a... Read more
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Daily News
Calling the shotshe penned was greater than the other. I love all his plays of different genres
Calling the shots
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
he penned was greater than the other. I love all his plays of different genres from ‘Macbeth’ to ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘The Merchant of Venice’ to ‘Mid Summer Night’s Dream’. (Shooting a pleading look) Please don’t ask me to choose just one. A:... Read more
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Canberra Times
Geoffrey Rush in Canberra for Shine celebrationHouse," Mr Rush said. "But I first came to Canberra when I was in my first yea
Geoffrey Rush in Canberra for Shine celebration
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
House," Mr Rush said. "But I first came to Canberra when I was in my first year at university," he recalled, to tour the Merchant of Venice. "I have very strong memories of that time, we would have come in about May and it was freezing." As... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘Abortion: Stories Women Tell’ Review: Touching Doc Gives Voice to Those Directly Affectedmaking one of the first sound films in America. She also was the first American
‘Abortion: Stories Women Tell’ Review: Touching Doc Gives Voice to Those Directly Affected
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
making one of the first sound films in America. She also was the first American woman to direct a full-length feature, "The Merchant of Venice" in 1914. In 1917, she became the first female director to own a movie studio, Lois Weber Productions.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Am Mad About Judiciary Madness!guarantee fairness and justice. I think Shakespeare captured this sentiment mor
I Am Mad About Judiciary Madness!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
guarantee fairness and justice. I think Shakespeare captured this sentiment more succinctly when he said in his book the Merchant of Venice that " the Devil can cite scriptures for his purpose". In fact, no argument can assuage my evidence... Read more
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Daily Herald
Globe's visiting 'Merchant of Venice' emphasizes pain of bigotryThe international tour of "The Merchant of Venice" by Shakespeare's Globe long
Globe's visiting 'Merchant of Venice' emphasizes pain of bigotry
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
The international tour of "The Merchant of Venice" by Shakespeare's Globe long ago sold out its 13-performance run at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. So don't be surprised if ticket scalpers demand "a pound of flesh" to snag a seat. This "Merchant of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Many sides of Shylock from Jonathan Pryce in this 'Merchant of Venice'takeaway from Shakespeare's Globe's smart, wildly eclectic, internationally tou
Many sides of Shylock from Jonathan Pryce in this 'Merchant of Venice'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
takeaway from Shakespeare's Globe's smart, wildly eclectic, internationally touring production of William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," a show that benefits greatly from an unsentimental but strikingly warm-centered performance from the... Read more
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The Mammoth Times
Shakespeare in the Woods August 11-21All aboard for Sierra Classic Theatre's Shakespeare in the Woods production of
Shakespeare in the Woods August 11-21
The Mammoth Times / Posted 21 days ago
All aboard for Sierra Classic Theatre's Shakespeare in the Woods production of "The Merchant of Venice." Justice, mercy, money and love all play out against the backdrop of the 1869 western railroad frontier town of Venice, Wyoming. Director Susan... Read more
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Daily Herald
5 fun events for the weekend: Alan Jackson, fests and moreElgin locations -- among them Al's Cafe and Blue Box Cafe -- where they will se
5 fun events for the weekend: Alan Jackson, fests and more
Daily Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Elgin locations -- among them Al's Cafe and Blue Box Cafe -- where they will see scenes from "The Taming of the Shrew," "The Merchant of Venice" and "Two Gentlemen of Verona." Tours start at the Elgin Public House, 219 E. Chicago St., Elgin. $16.... Read more
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Boston Globe
From the stage, timely depictions and perspectives on bullyingGroup’s “Little Shop of Horrors,’’ a deranged dentist verbally and physically a
From the stage, timely depictions and perspectives on bullying
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
Group’s “Little Shop of Horrors,’’ a deranged dentist verbally and physically abused his girlfriend, Audrey, and in “The Merchant of Venice,’’ now playing at Shakespeare & Company, the moneylender Shylock is repeatedly vilified and subjected... Read more
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JTA
Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish historyGruber) VENICE, Italy (JTA) – Last week, an international, multilingual cast p
Venice welcomes back Shylock in marking its Jewish history
JTA / Posted 24 days ago
Gruber) VENICE, Italy (JTA) – Last week, an international, multilingual cast performed Shakespeare’s controversial play, “The Merchant of Venice,” in the secluded main plaza of the city’s historic Jewish Ghetto. It was the first time the play was... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watchcovered include sales techniques, customer relationship management, negotiation
18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
Stamford Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
covered include sales techniques, customer relationship management, negotiations and deal closings.Subject: Law.15. The Merchant of Venice. The Merchant of Venice is based on Shakespeare’s play and is one of Al Pacino’s greatest films. The... Read more
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Connecticut Post
18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watchcovered include sales techniques, customer relationship management, negotiation
18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
Connecticut Post / Posted 25 days ago
covered include sales techniques, customer relationship management, negotiations and deal closings.Subject: Law.15. The Merchant of Venice. The Merchant of Venice is based on Shakespeare’s play and is one of Al Pacino’s greatest films. The... Read more
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The Forward
In the Case of Shylock V. Antonio, Judge Ginsburg PresidesVengeful. Bloodthirsty. Merciless. Jewish. William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant
In the Case of Shylock V. Antonio, Judge Ginsburg Presides
The Forward / Posted 27 days ago
Vengeful. Bloodthirsty. Merciless. Jewish. William Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” is practically synonymous with Shylock, the moneylending Jew who demands a pound of flesh from his Christian nemesis Antonio (the actual merchant of the title).... Read more
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The Forward
Is Shylock the Victim in “The Merchant of Venice?”Last Saturday, roughly halfway through the first act of the Globe Theatre’s “Th
Is Shylock the Victim in “The Merchant of Venice?”
The Forward / Posted 28 days ago
Last Saturday, roughly halfway through the first act of the Globe Theatre’s “The Merchant of Venice” at this year’s Lincoln Center Festival, your correspondent could be found, much to her astonishment, on the stage. She was there at the behest of... Read more
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Londonist
Pixie Lott's Breakfast At Tiffany's Can Be SkippedAmerica find it necessary to force actors to speak through variable-quality US
Pixie Lott's Breakfast At Tiffany's Can Be Skipped
Londonist / Posted 28 days ago
America find it necessary to force actors to speak through variable-quality US accents while plays like Romeo and Juliet or The Merchant Of Venice which are set in Italy get along fine with actors rolling out the prose in inch-perfect RP. On the... Read more
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Gulf News
Jonathan Pryce makes ‘Merchant of Venice’ a family affairJonathan Pryce on taking on the ‘The Merchant of Venice’ with his daughter, Pho
Jonathan Pryce makes ‘Merchant of Venice’ a family affair
Gulf News / Posted 30 days ago
Jonathan Pryce on taking on the ‘The Merchant of Venice’ with his daughter, Phoebe, and why the stint may be his last Shakespeare play This image released by The Shakespeare’s Globe shows Phoebe Pryce, left, and Jonathan Pryce during a performance... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Jonathan Pryce makes 'Merchant of Venice' a family affair06:49 AM NEW YORK (AP) -- Jonathan Pryce is no stranger to William Shakespeare
Jonathan Pryce makes 'Merchant of Venice' a family affair
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 30 days ago
06:49 AM NEW YORK (AP) -- Jonathan Pryce is no stranger to William Shakespeare, but one play he has refused to do is "The Merchant of Venice" -- until now. Fresh off two seasons on "Game of Thrones" as High Sparrow, the Tony winner is now on... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian scholars lead global gathering on Shakespeare - newkerala.com #96674scale live performances. Booker Prize-winning novelist Howard Jacobson will be
Indian scholars lead global gathering on Shakespeare - newkerala.com #96674
New Kerala / Posted 30 days ago
scale live performances. Booker Prize-winning novelist Howard Jacobson will be discussing his novelistic adaptation of The Merchant of Venice and the role Shakespeare played in the history and form of the novel. While Gregory Doran, artistic... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Jonathan Pryce makes 'Merchant of Venice' a family affairNEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Pryce is no stranger to William Shakespeare, but one p
Jonathan Pryce makes 'Merchant of Venice' a family affair
Lake Placid News / Posted 30 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Pryce is no stranger to William Shakespeare, but one play he has refused to do is "The Merchant of Venice" — until now. Fresh off two seasons on "Game of Thrones" as High Sparrow, the Tony winner is now on an international... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Jonathan Pryce makes 'Merchant of Venice' a family affairThis image released by The Shakespeare’s Globe shows Phoebe Pryce, left, and Jo
Jonathan Pryce makes 'Merchant of Venice' a family affair
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 30 days ago
This image released by The Shakespeare’s Globe shows Phoebe Pryce, left, and Jonathan Pryce during a performance of "The Merchant of Venice." Fresh off two seasons on “Game of Thrones” as High Sparrow, Tony Award-winner Jonathan Pryce is now on an... Read more
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Deseret News
Fred Adams' Shakespeare Festival vision arrivesIn 1962, when the Utah Shakespeare Festival launched its inaugural season, Fred
Fred Adams' Shakespeare Festival vision arrives
Deseret News / Posted 1 months ago
In 1962, when the Utah Shakespeare Festival launched its inaugural season, Fred C. Adams, the festival’s founder, chose “The Merchant of Venice” as one of the premier shows, based on stories of pioneers mounting makeshift productions of that... Read more
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Variety
New York Theater Review: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ Starring Jonathan Prycestrong case for Shylock’s infamous demand for a pound of flesh in Shakespeare’s
New York Theater Review: ‘The Merchant of Venice’ Starring Jonathan Pryce
Variety / Posted 1 months ago
strong case for Shylock’s infamous demand for a pound of flesh in Shakespeare’s Globe‘s gorgeously stylized production of “The Merchant of Venice.” But in order to pull off this tricky adjustment to the most reviled Jewish character in dramatic... Read more

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