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The Merchant of Venice   

 
This production played in repertory with King Lear, As You Like It, Volpone, Hamlet
 
New Century Theatre , (2/22/1947 - 3/06/1947)
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Opening Date:Feb 22, 1947   
Closing Date:Mar 06, 1947 Total Performances:6

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Venice and on The Belmont.


Production Staff
Produced by Hall Shelton; Produced by arrangement with Advance Players Association, Ltd.
Written by William Shakespeare
Staged by Donald Wolfit
Costume Design by Sheila Jackson
Cast
Eric Adeney Duke of Venice
Robert Algar Prince of Morocco
Kempster Barnes Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Richard Blythe Salarino
friend of Antonio
George Bradford Balthasar
servant to Portia
Penelope Chandler Jessica
Shylock's daughter
David Dodimead Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Court Clerk
Alexander Gauge Antonio
a merchant of Venice
Frederick Horrey Solanio
friend of Antonio
Rosalind Iden Portia
an heiress in Belmont
Marion Marshall Nerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Eric Maxon Tubal
an associate of Shylock
Josef Shear Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Margaret Stallard Stephano
servant to Portia
Malcolm Watson Old Gobbo
Launcelot's father
Geoffrey Wilkinson Launcelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
Donald Wolfit Shylock
a Jewish moneylender
John Wynyard Bassanio
friend of Antonio