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The Merchant of Venice   

City Center , (3/04/1953 - 3/15/1953)
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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
Luther Adler Shylock
a Jewish moneylender
Richard Astor The Neopolitan Prince
Court Clerk
Philip Bourneuf Antonio
a merchant of Venice
Frank Corsaro Launcelot Gobbo
servant to Shylock
James Daly Gratiano
gentleman of Venice
Albert Duclos Balthasar
servant to Portia
Robert Fletcher Prince of Arragon
suitor to Portia
Duke of Venice
Earle Hyman Prince of Morocco
Raymond Johnson The German Baron
Court Clerk
Chris Mahan Servant to Portia
John Mandia Dancer
Nancy Marchand Nerissa
Portia's waiting gentle-woman
Barbara Milberg Dancer
Felicia Montealegre Jessica
Shylock's daughter
Earl Montgomery Salarino
friend of Antonio
Marie Pelus Dancer
Margaret Phillips Portia
an heiress in Belmont
Kevin Riley The English Lord
Court Clerk
Paul Sparer Solanio
friend of Antonio
Paul Stevens Bassanio
friend of Antonio
Steven Thomas Servant to Portia
Beatrice Tompkins Dancer
Richard Venture Tubal
an associate of Shylock
Michael Wager Lorenzo
gentleman of Venice
Barbara Walczak Dancer
Stanley Zompakos Dancer