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The Merchant - 1977 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More


Original Production
Run Type: Unknown
Market: Broadway
Previews: November 09, 1977
(8 preview

Closing: November 20, 1977

Plymouth Theatre

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236 W. 45th St.
New York,NY10036

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2022
Anna-Jane Casey will be joining the UK and Ireland Tour of the pantomime MOTHER GOOSE as Cilla The Goose with Mairi Barclay, Becca Francis, Shailan Gohil and Laura Tyrer also confirmed to join the company
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2022
The Dryden Ensemble opens its new season with “Versailles: Intrigue & Envy.” Performances will take place on Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022
The Meaning of Zong is the boldly inventive debut play by Giles Terera whose performance in the original run at Bristol Old Vic won him the 2022 UK Theatre Award for Best Performance in a Play. The Meaning of Zong celebrates the power of the human spirit against adversity, and the journey to understand our place in the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 26, 2022
Page 73 and Working Theater have announced the cast of Bleu Beckford-Burrell’s La Race (November 21–December 23 at the McGinn/Cazale Theater at WP Theater.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022
Eddie Cooper, Lilli Cooper and Jennifer Sánchez will join Santino Fontana for Red Bull Theater's all-star benefit performance of Your Own Thing, the 1968 hit Off-Broadway rock musical suggested by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. This one-night-only performance will take place Monday December 12th at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Symphony Space.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience will present Denis Johnson’s Des Moines, the final play from the late author, and the first play by Johnson TFANA has staged, November 29, 2022–January 1, 2023, at Polonsky Shakespeare Center.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced the cast for the next offering of a new season of in-person OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings, The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster, directed by Jesse Berger.  Kelley Curran will tackle the titular role.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022
Squid Game star Oh Yeong-su has pulled out from a previously announced co-starring role in a stage play in Korea following sexual misconduct charges. 78-year-old Oh was indicted on Friday for allegedly inappropriately touching a woman in 2017, and was released without detention.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022
Due to Covid cases within the company, Theatre for a New Audience is canceling five preview performances of the Off-Broadway premiere of iconic American writer Denis Johnson's Des Moines, directed by Arin Arbus and featuring Johanna Day, Arliss Howard, Hari Nef, Michael Shannon, and Heather Alicia Simms.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022
A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin preview performances tonight, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre. Meet the cast here!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022
-The Washington Stage Guild continues its 2022-2023 season, a “Season of Transitions,” with Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw, directed by Associate Artistic Director Steven Carpenter.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2022
Northlight Theatre will continue its 2022–2023 season with Georgiana & Kitty: Christmas at Pemberley by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, directed by Marti Lyons. The production runs November 25 – December 24, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2022
The Lavender Hill Mob based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter opens in Brighton next week. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022
This December, as Summoners Ensemble Theatre’s A CHRISTMAS CAROL AT THE MERCHANT’S HOUSE resumes long-anticipated live performances for its 10th holiday season, they will once again offer performances virtually!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022
Tony Award & Emmy Award Nominee Jessica Hecht will join Tony Award & Academy Award nominee Laura Linney in Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of Summer, 1976 written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn and directed by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2022
​​​​​​​Comedy, children's shows and adaptations of classics are the flavour of Spring 2023 at Watford Palace Theatre. Learn more about the full upcoming lineup of shows here!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2022
Tony Award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita have welcomed their second child, a son named Sullivan Louis Ferguson-Mikita.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced that Lesli Margherita, Simon Pearl, Michael Pilato, and Vaden Thurgood have been added to the cast of their one-night-only benefit performance of the hit 1968 rock musical Your Own Thing.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2023
Mercury Theatre has announced the full cast for their upcoming production They Don't Pay? We Won't Pay!, Deborah McAndrews' adaptation of Dario Fo and Franca Rame's Sottopaga? Non si paga!. Mercury Theatre Creative Director Ryan McBryde directs Joseph Alessi (Jack), Olatunji Ayofe (Lewis), Laura Doddington (Anthea), Tesni Kujore (Maggie) and Marc Pickering (Constable/ Sergeant/Undertaker/Pops).
by Stephi Wild - Jan 3, 2023
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that stage and screen actor Stephen Greif has died at age 78. His screen and stage career included appearances with the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company, among others.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 26, 2023
Theatre for a New Audience  presents EXPERIMENTAL WORKSHOPS/EXPLORING THE HISTORIES.  Performances run January 26-February 5, 2023.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2023
Paul Mescal, just nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA for his leading role in the film Aftersun, and best known for his BAFTA winning role in Normal People, Olivier Award winner Patsy Ferran (Summer & Smoke), Anjana Vasan (We Are Lady Parts) and Dwane Walcott (One Night in Miami, Our Girl) will continue in the roles of Stanley, Blanche, Stella and Harold 'Mitch' Mitchell respectively, in the transfer of the Almeida Theatre's critically acclaimed, hot ticket & sell-out production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2023
The Hylton Performing Arts Center continues its 2022-2023 season this March and April 2023 with performances as part of Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, Matinee Idylls Series, the American Roots Series, and Mason Arts at the Hylton Center, plus performances by Hylton Center Arts Partners and a lineup of workshops as part of the Veterans and the Arts Initiative.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2023
Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the Summer Season, running from April – October 2023.  Learn more about the lineup here!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2023
The 39th season of the Verdi Chorus continues with the Fox Singers, presented by the Verdi Chorus and the Sahm Family Foundation, in A Serenade To Music for one night only at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica on February 25, at 7:30pm. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023
Signature Theatre will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s 2011 Obie Award-winning dark comedy A Bright New Boise, directed by Oliver Butler. See production dates and how to purchase tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2023
New York Classical Theatre and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company will present the Off-Broadway premiere of the new play The Rewards of Being Frank, written by Alice Scovell and directed by New York Classical’s Stephen Burdman.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 10, 2023
Italian playwright Tobia Rossi’s dark coming-of-age story HIDE AND SEEK Will Have its UK Debut at VAULT Festival in February.  This darkly entertaining play delves into bullying and homophobia, following Gio and Mirko on an unflinching and unexpected journey to self-acceptance, with dramatic consequences. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023
Almeida Theatre will present Women, Beware the Devil, starring Leo Bill, Carly-Sophia Davies and more. See the full cast, how to purchase tickets and more!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Dec 4, 2022
This month, the reader question was “What Broadway show has been revived the most?” Taking both plays and musicals into account, and considering works in repertory, these were the findings.
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 3, 2022
Mystical Feet Company, in partnership with the Theater at the 14th Street Y, has announced December 2022 dance/theater performances of a new ensemble-created work from award-winning playwright/choreographer Yehuda Hyman, presented at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 East 14th Street, Thursday, December 15 through Friday, December 23, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 29, 2022
Austin Shakespeare will bring together three magnetic actors for South African playwright Athol Fugard’s humorous and stirring “Master Harold” … and the Boys at KMFA’s intimate Draylen Mason Studio in a weekend of powerful staged readings January 13-15, 2023.
by Michael Major - Dec 28, 2022
Irina Maleeva (The Merchant of Venice) is set to recur on the show, along with Christopher Stanley (Mad Men), W Earl Brown (The Book of Boba Fett), and Josh Pais (The Dropout), while James Remar (Yellowstone), Paul Ben-Victor (Pam & Tommy) and Hilda Boulware (Modern Family) are set for guest-starring roles.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2022
Cotuit Center for the Arts will hold auditions for Hello, Dolly! being presented as their 2023 Summer Musical Theater Extravaganza!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced the extension of the Off-Broadway premiere of Denis Johnson’s Des Moines. The final play from the late author now runs through January 8, 2023 (extended from an original closing date of January 1).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022
Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for the upcoming production of King Lear. STC favorite Patrick Page will star as the titular king. See who else is in the cast, how to purchase tickets, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced the complete cast for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: the FREE streaming presentation of Elizabeth Inchbald’s 18th-century farce Animal Magnetism, directed by José Zayas.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2022
A 2016 winner of the prestigious National Theatre Company Grant Award by the American  Theatre Wing, Classical Theatre Company (CTC) is proud to continue its 2022-2023 15th Anniversary Mainstage Season of Laughs with the masterpiece comedy of manners,
by BWW - Dec 19, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Blair Ingenthron - Dec 18, 2022
Songwriter John Bucchino has revealed that Billy Porter will be performing his song 'A Mama Like Mine' on Mariah Carey's upcoming Christmas Special, MARIAH CAREY: MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!, airing Tuesday, December 20th on CBS.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2022
Center Repertory Company will present Obie Award-winning Cuban American author Caridad Svich's compelling play Red Bike, which examines a crumbling American dream and the economic-social-cultural divide through the eyes of an 11-year-old growing up in small-town America.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2022
Complete casting has been announced for Roundabout Theatre Company's New York premiere of The Wanderers by Anna Ziegler, directed by Barry Edelstein and starring Katie Holmes. Find out who is joining the cast, the performance schedule and how to get tickets.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2022
Brigid Larmour has announced she will be stepping down from her role as Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Watford Palace Theatre in Spring 2023. 
by BWW - Dec 12, 2022
The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2022
For three nights only, from Thursday, January 12 – Saturday, January 14, two-time Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada will welcome you to Nostalgia: A Love Letter to NYC, an intimate evening of songs and storytelling—celebrating everything that is so maddening and magical about our beloved city. It will be performed at the Minetta Lane Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2022
Casting has been announced for The Merchant of Venice, coming to Watford Palace Theatre and HOME Manchester in 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced new preview, press, and opening dates for Denis Johnson’s Des Moines. Due to the detection of Covid within the Des Moines company, performances November 29 – December 3 have been canceled, with the production now beginning December 4.

The Merchant Frequently Asked Questions

What other awards has The Merchant been nominated for?
Best New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Arnold Wesker.

What awards has The Merchant been nominated for?
Best New Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Arnold Wesker.

What productions of The Merchant have there been?
The Merchant has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1977.