With Kelly McGillis as Portia and Brian Bedford as Shylock.

“Shylock knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. That’s his undoing. I chose this play fully aware of the passions which it can arouse. It is not an anti-Semitic play, in the same sense that Richard III is not anti-monarchist, but it is about racism.”

–Director Michael Langham in An American Classic: Shakespeare Theatre Company

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The Merchant of Venice

Apr 26, 1988 - Jun 19, 1988

Folger Shakespeare Libraryby William Shakespeare

directed by Michael Langham
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