The Merchant of Venice

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TribLIVE
Review: Anne Tyler tames Shakespeare’s ‘Shrew’Winterson's “The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold” and Howard Jacobson's “
Review: Anne Tyler tames Shakespeare’s ‘Shrew’
TribLIVE / Posted an hour ago
Winterson's “The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold” and Howard Jacobson's “Shylock Is My Name,” an interpretation of “The Merchant of Venice.” Now, Anne Tyler has written a charming and witty adaptation of “The Taming of the Shrew,” moving it... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
A Ford automobile bribe or a goat bribeto Allah for the repose of President John Mahama’s mother. I am not doing so as
A Ford automobile bribe or a goat bribe
Ghanaweb.com / Posted yesterday
to Allah for the repose of President John Mahama’s mother. I am not doing so as a “fawning publican” (Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice), but as “a fellow human being, a fellow citizen and a fellow Old Vandal” a la Gyasi. My solemn and... Read more
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The Forward
Can You Tell a Shakespeare Play By Its Poster?certain of Shakespeare’s more politically questionable plays, that variation of
Can You Tell a Shakespeare Play By Its Poster?
The Forward / Posted yesterday
certain of Shakespeare’s more politically questionable plays, that variation of interpretation is especially striking. For “The Merchant of Venice,” some inclusions lean clearly toward the anti-Semitic — the first in the section, from Puerto Rico in... Read more
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Evening Standard
Henry V, theatre review: A striking statement on leadershipNight’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), M
Henry V, theatre review: A striking statement on leadership
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Night’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), Macbeth (June 6 until October 1) and The Merchant of Venice (October 4 until October 15), but the highlights this season promise to be 946: The Amazing Story of... Read more
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Canberra Times
A Strange Eventful History: Shakespeare in words and musicits rhythms and music appeal in the same way as the music of Mozart. Perhaps u
A Strange Eventful History: Shakespeare in words and music
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
its rhythms and music appeal in the same way as the music of Mozart. Perhaps understandably for a lawyer, Watt nominates The Merchant of Venice as his favourite Shakespeare play and Shylock as his favourite character. "Shylock's a very... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Book Review: Anne Tyler tames Shakespeare's 'Shrew'Winterson's "The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold" and Howard Jacobson's "
Book Review: Anne Tyler tames Shakespeare's 'Shrew'
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
Winterson's "The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold" and Howard Jacobson's "Shylock is My Name," an interpretation of "The Merchant of Venice." Now Anne Tyler has written a charming and witty adaptation of "The Taming of the Shrew," moving it... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Book Review: Anne Tyler tames Shakespeare's 'Shrew'Winterson's "The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold" and Howard Jacobson's "
Book Review: Anne Tyler tames Shakespeare's 'Shrew'
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 5 days ago
Winterson's "The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold" and Howard Jacobson's "Shylock is My Name," an interpretation of "The Merchant of Venice." Now Anne Tyler has written a charming and witty adaptation of "The Taming of the Shrew," moving it... Read more
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Salon.com
Book Review: Anne Tyler tames Shakespeare’s ‘Shrew’Winterson’s “The Gap of Time: The Winter’s Tale Retold” and Howard Jacobson’s “
Book Review: Anne Tyler tames Shakespeare’s ‘Shrew’
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
Winterson’s “The Gap of Time: The Winter’s Tale Retold” and Howard Jacobson’s “Shylock is My Name,” an interpretation of “The Merchant of Venice.” Now Anne Tyler has written a charming and witty adaptation of “The Taming of the Shrew,” moving it... Read more
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The Forward
Why Sephardic ‘Othello’ Is a Dream Come Truehas been discussed for a very long time. Some say it’s a racist play. I really
Why Sephardic ‘Othello’ Is a Dream Come True
The Forward / Posted 9 days ago
has been discussed for a very long time. Some say it’s a racist play. I really don’t think so. The same way I don’t think “The Merchant of Venice” is an anti-semitic play, after having played Shylock in 2015 and 2016. For sure, Othello is a... Read more
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Evening Standard
West End Live: Pixie Lott, Beverley Knight and Matt Cardle to performNight’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), M
West End Live: Pixie Lott, Beverley Knight and Matt Cardle to perform
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
Night’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), Macbeth (June 6 until October 1) and The Merchant of Venice (October 4 until October 15), but the highlights this season promise to be 946: The Amazing Story of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Five Shakespeare-inspired getawaysa dram of whiskey, a taste of haggis and a night curled up by the fire re-readi
Five Shakespeare-inspired getaways
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
a dram of whiskey, a taste of haggis and a night curled up by the fire re-reading Macbeth's tale of woe. Venice, Italy - The Merchant of Venice It can't be known for certain if Shakespeare ever visited Venice, but his passion for Italy was... Read more
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My EastText
The Shakespeare Festival 30th AnniversaryThe Texas Shakespeare Festival is coming. They host 6 family-friendly shows. Th
The Shakespeare Festival 30th Anniversary
My EastText / Posted 12 days ago
The Texas Shakespeare Festival is coming. They host 6 family-friendly shows. The shows are The Merchant of Venice, Blythe Spirit, King Henry V, Carousel, the Belle of Amherst, and Spirit of the Sea. Actors came from all over the United States to be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Modern masters retell Shakespearethis year we had British writer Howard Jacobson on a subject close to his heart
Modern masters retell Shakespeare
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
this year we had British writer Howard Jacobson on a subject close to his heart, Jewishness, in his rewrite of The Merchant of Venice, Shylock is My Name. It is altogether a more serious work with conversations between Shylock, the Jew,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Tristan and Isolde, opera review: Brave show is what ENO needsNight’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), M
Tristan and Isolde, opera review: Brave show is what ENO needs
Evening Standard / Posted 15 days ago
Night’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), Macbeth (June 6 until October 1) and The Merchant of Venice (October 4 until October 15), but the highlights this season promise to be 946: The Amazing Story of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
7 brilliant ways to start any presentationto gain, feel, or do as a result of the story? 2. Ask a rhetorical, thought-pro
7 brilliant ways to start any presentation
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
to gain, feel, or do as a result of the story? 2. Ask a rhetorical, thought-provoking question "As Shakespeare wrote in 'The Merchant of Venice,' 'If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
7 brilliant ways to start any presentationto gain, feel, or do as a result of the story? 2. Ask a rhetorical, thought-pro
7 brilliant ways to start any presentation
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
to gain, feel, or do as a result of the story? 2. Ask a rhetorical, thought-provoking question "As Shakespeare wrote in 'The Merchant of Venice,' 'If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
7 brilliant ways to start any presentationto gain, feel, or do as a result of the story? 2. Ask a rhetorical, thought-pro
7 brilliant ways to start any presentation
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
to gain, feel, or do as a result of the story? 2. Ask a rhetorical, thought-provoking question "As Shakespeare wrote in 'The Merchant of Venice,' 'If you prick us, do we not bleed? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? If you poison us, do we not... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
For these five dramatic actors, the depth of storytelling on TV stunswriting is conflict and duality. That’s the sort of defining brilliance of Shak
For these five dramatic actors, the depth of storytelling on TV stuns
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
writing is conflict and duality. That’s the sort of defining brilliance of Shakespeare, is that, to write a play like “The Merchant of Venice” in an essentially very anti-Semitic period of England's history, and to not be able to resist... Read more
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Western Advocate
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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The Courier
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
The Courier / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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The Young Witness
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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Manning River Times
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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The North West Star
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
Daily Liberal / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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The Border Mail
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the markin the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years pla
Undercover's Adrian Lester on how the London police overstepped the mark
The Border Mail / Posted 17 days ago
in the long-running BBC con game melodrama, Hustle, had spent several years playing roles such as Othello in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice on West End and Broadway stages when he was cast in Undercover. What he wanted to capture back on... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Summer on stage: Region’s theaters offer varietyof EPAC’s free Shakespeare in the Park shows. “Shakespeare before Sunset” will
Summer on stage: Region’s theaters offer variety
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
of EPAC’s free Shakespeare in the Park shows. “Shakespeare before Sunset” will include a 30-minute production of “The Merchant of Venice” and Tom Stoppard's “The 15 Minute Hamlet.” Curly (Stephen Mark Lukas) and Laurey (Lindsey Bliven)... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Race, inequality, polarized politics: Why Shakespeare's 1623 First Folio matters in 2016they talk back to themselves. Whether it’s sexism in “The Taming of the Shrew,”
Race, inequality, polarized politics: Why Shakespeare's 1623 First Folio matters in 2016
Los Angeles Times / Posted 17 days ago
they talk back to themselves. Whether it’s sexism in “The Taming of the Shrew,” racism in “Othello,” anti-Semitism in “The Merchant of Venice” or colonialism in “The Tempest,” it is hard to find a point of view that Shakespeare hasn’t already... Read more
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The Wanderer
Shakespeare Meets Marty McFlybreak from the normal tension experienced when putting on a Drama Club producti
Shakespeare Meets Marty McFly
The Wanderer / Posted 18 days ago
break from the normal tension experienced when putting on a Drama Club production. Kaeli Peters, who played Narissa from The Merchant of Venice, said, “I’m in Drama Club, and everything there is high-end and sort of stressful, but being in... Read more
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Evening Standard
ArtsNight’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), M
Arts
Evening Standard / Posted 19 days ago
Night’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), Macbeth (June 6 until October 1) and The Merchant of Venice (October 4 until October 15), but the highlights this season promise to be 946: The Amazing Story of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Christopher Marlowe: the Elizabethan James Bondfled to Italy where he settled and began writing again. The results? Oh, just a
Christopher Marlowe: the Elizabethan James Bond
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
fled to Italy where he settled and began writing again. The results? Oh, just a few little pieces such as Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice and The Tempest, among others. Yes, the final, great Marlowe conspiracy theory is that it was he who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Shakespeare Play Gave Rise to Obamaon planet earth. Let's do a quick review of what Shakespeare meant to Kenyans
How Shakespeare Play Gave Rise to Obama
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
on planet earth. Let's do a quick review of what Shakespeare meant to Kenyans before the ascendency of Barack Obama. In The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare gives Shylock's daughter the name Jessica. Jessica disobeys her father, converts to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obituary - Admasu Berhanu - the Loss of an Icontraditional dancing and acting. He played roles in various Amharic plays includ
Obituary - Admasu Berhanu - the Loss of an Icon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
traditional dancing and acting. He played roles in various Amharic plays including a translation of William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," "Tewodros," a story of the 19th Century Gondarian king written by the late poet laureate Tsegaye... Read more
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Variety
Italian Stage And Screen Actor Giorgio Albertazzi Dead at 92becoming the global hit TV reality show’s oldest star anywhere around the world
Italian Stage And Screen Actor Giorgio Albertazzi Dead at 92
Variety / Posted 27 days ago
becoming the global hit TV reality show’s oldest star anywhere around the world. And in 2015 he played Shylock in “The Merchant of Venice” at Rome’s Teatro Ghione. “He was the greatest Italian actor,” said Gigi Proietti who directed... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Play levels the playing field in classic stylein high school leaves its mark and can stick around for a long time. John Kenw
Play levels the playing field in classic style
Barrie Examiner / Posted 28 days ago
in high school leaves its mark and can stick around for a long time. John Kenwell has been haunted by a character in The Merchant of Venice since he studied it in Grade 10 English. It has taken 50 years or so to rectify the comeuppance... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Touches of Sweet HarmonyG Minor for double choir. This will be followed by the ever popular Serenade to
Touches of Sweet Harmony
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 30 days ago
G Minor for double choir. This will be followed by the ever popular Serenade to Music, known for its setting of prose from The Merchant of Venice and utilising a full complement of 16 soloists. This piece will be accompanied by piano and an... Read more
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Evening Standard
Michael Volpe: We need to invest in opera audiences — from age fiveNight’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), M
Michael Volpe: We need to invest in opera audiences — from age five
Evening Standard / Posted 30 days ago
Night’s Dream (until September 11), The Taming of the Shrew (until August 6), Macbeth (June 6 until October 1) and The Merchant of Venice (October 4 until October 15), but the highlights this season promise to be 946: The Amazing Story of... Read more

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