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 isThe 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.
Who is in The Merchant of Venice London cast?
Casting for The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London to be announced.
Directed by Abigail Graham with design by Sarah Beaton.
Reviews of The Merchant of Venice
Reviews for The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare's Globe coming soon.
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Venue InformationSam Wanamaker Playhouse, 21 New Globe Walk, South Bank, 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
Official London Theatre tickets for The Merchant of Venice at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London
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