The Merchant of Venice from Shakespeare Orange County
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Shakespeare and disco collide in the Ovation Award-winning Troubies' A Midsummer Saturday Night's Fever Dream. L.A.'s Troubadour Theater Company, known as the Troubies, are famous for their fast-paced acrobatic, comic and musical mashups of Shakespeare favorites with songs from hit pop artists, such as Romeo Hall and Juliet Oates and Fleetwood Macbeth. Now the Bee Gees and the Bard come together for this whimsical story of romance, mischief and magic. A Midsummer Saturday Night's Fever Dream features an ensemble of young lovers, fairies and actors who meet and get mixed up in the woods to the strains of famed soundtrack songs like "Night Fever," "Stayin' Alive," "Boogie Shoes" and more. Learn More
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Featured review from Christine
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The actors and actresses were all talented, I got into the story, and some parts were very funny. Everyone in my group enjoy the play- we plan to go again. The theater was small and cozy, and under the moon with fresh air- it was an evening well spent
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I had not attended a Shakespeare play since high school and wasn't really sure if I would like it. The acting was exceptional and found it easier to follow than I had expected. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who has an interest in...continued
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Thomas F. Bradac
The Bard’s treatise on Mercy and Justice. Themes of humanity, dignity, revenge, cruelty, and greed are all explored in the character of Shylock, one of Shakespeare’s most tragic figures. Placed within the structure of a romantic comedy against the background of Medieval Venice, this is both Shylock’s story, and a conflict of two fundamental religious ideologies.