The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice – Globe Theatre

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London

The Merchant of Venice is Shakespeare’s complex exploration of prejudice, patriarchy and capitalism. Director Abigail Graham brings together the personal and political in this re-imagining of Shylock’s play.

The Merchant of Venice is booking from 18 February 2022 until 9 April 2022 at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London.

What’sThe Merchant of Venice about?

In a society that exploits minorities to keep the majority in power, identity is everything.

When ostracised Jewish moneylender, Shylock, chases a debt he is rightfully owed, it exposes the fault lines of a culture built on religious and moral hypocrisy.

‘You have among you many a purchased slave,
Which, like your asses and your dogs and mules,
You use in abject and in slavish parts,
Because you bought them.’

– Act IV, scene 1

Who’s in it? The Merchant of Venice Cast

Casting for The Merchant of Venice to be announced.

Creative Team

Directed by Abigail Graham with design by Sarah Beaton.

Reviews

Reviews for The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare’s Globe coming soon.

Important Notes

Running time: TBC


Venue Information

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT
Nearest Tube or Train: London Bridge (Jubilee line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 45, 63, 100, 15, 17, 11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76, 381 , RV1, 344

Directions:
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Ticket Information

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