The Merchant of Venice from Shakespeare Orange County
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The last date listed for The Merchant of Venice was Saturday August 22, 2009 / 8:15pm.
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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.