The Merchant of Venice:: Seattle Shakespeare Company:: March 12-April 5

11 Mar

Opening this Friday at the Center House Theatre at Seattle Center, for more info and tickets visit

splashpage
A thrilling comedy of vengeance, cunning, and passion
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

By William Shakespeare
Directed by John Langs
March 12 – April 5, 2009

Attempting to help his friend, Antonio foolishly agrees to give up a pound of his own flesh if he fails to repay a loan from the moneylender Shylock. When the income from his ships is lost at sea, Antonio faces the knife from the vengeful Shylock. Antonio must now rely upon the resourceful heiress-turned-lawyer Portia to prevent the deadly disaster. In a thrilling courtroom conclusion, the disguised young woman swings into action in one of Shakespeare’s most popular and controversial plays.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: