The Merchant of Venice |  CLF Art Cafe London  | Tue 17th September 2019 Lineup

The Merchant of Venice

CLF Art Cafe in London

Tuesday 17th - Saturday 28th September 2019

Tue 7:30pm til Sat 9:30pm

No age restrictions

Venice is thriving, it is the trading centre of the world, where money can buy anything and where fame, love and women are commodities.

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The Merchant of Venice on Tuesday 17th - Saturday 28th September 2019

'…the trade and profit of the city

Consisteth of all nations.'

It is also divided by racist bigotry and abuse.

In the dark streets of the ghetto, a renowned Jewish financier agrees to lend a vast sum of money to a wealthy Christian merchant. But the money isn't for him, it's for a young stud, a Christian bounty-hunter who's set his sights on a trip to a love island to win the prize of a wealthy heiress.

'All that glisters is not gold'.

Behind the glittering world of gold, lies the heart of Antonio the Merchant whose bond with the Jew Shylock, flippantly made, promises a pound of his own flesh if his ships fail to return.

Kate Littlewood directs this new production of Shakespeare's strikingly contemporary play. Staged across two spaces, the audience will inhabit the segregated worlds of the play.

Category: Arts | Performing Arts | Theatre.


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