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The Merchant of Venice   

 
City Center, (3/04/1953 - 3/15/1953)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Mar 04, 1953    
Closing Date: Mar 15, 1953 Total Performances: 16

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



Production Staff
Produced by New York City Drama Company (Albert Marre: Artistic Director)
Written by William Shakespeare; Musical Director: William Brooks
Staged by Albert Marre; Assistant Director: Richard Baldridge; Choreographed by Todd Bolender
Scenic Design by Lemuel Ayers; Costume Design by Lemuel Ayers
Company Manager: Gilman Haskell
Stage Manager: MacGregor Gibb and Richard Baldridge
Press Representative: Philip Bloom
Cast
Luther AdlerShylock
a Jewish moneylender
Richard AstorThe Neopolitan Prince
Court Clerk
Philip BourneufAntonio
a merchant of Venice
Frank CorsaroLauncelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
James DalyGratiano
gentleman of Venice
Albert DuclosBalthasar
servant to Portia
Robert FletcherPrince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Duke of Venice
Earle HymanPrince of Morocco
Raymond JohnsonThe German Baron
Court Clerk
Chris MahanServant to Portia
John MandiaDancer
Nancy MarchandNerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Barbara MilbergDancer
Felicia MontealegreJessica
Shylock's daughter
Earl MontgomerySalarino
friend of Antonio
Marie PelusDancer
Margaret PhillipsPortia
an heiress in Belmont
Kevin RileyThe English Lord
Court Clerk
Paul SparerSolanio
friend of Antonio
Paul StevensBassanio
friend of Antonio
Steven ThomasServant to Portia
Beatrice TompkinsDancer
Richard VentureTubal
an associate of Shylock
Michael WagerLorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Barbara WalczakDancer
Stanley ZompakosDancer