The Merchant Of Venice

The Merchant Of Venice

Music CD - 2002
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In this two-part radio presentation of the acclaimed 2001 Stratford production of Shakespeare's classic, Bassanio, an impoverished Venetian, is determined to go to Belmont to woo the heiress Portia. To do so, he needs to borrow 3,000 ducats from his friend Antonio, the merchant, who in turn, has to borrow from the usurer Shylock, Angered by past insults from Antonio, Shylock agrees to the loan on the condition that Antonio must forfeit a pound of flesh if he should default. When news arrives that Antonio's merchant fleet, bearing his entire fortune in cargo, has been lost at sea, Portia must come to the rescue. The production's original cast is featured: Peter Hutt as Antonio Donald Carrier as Bassanio Lucy Peacock as Portia Paul Soles as Shylock
Publisher: Stratford, ON : Stratford Festiva of Canada, c2002
ISBN: 9780660186733
Branch Call Number: 822.33/P3/SHA
Additional Contributors: Monette, Richard


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