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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022
The cast has been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical which will begin preview performances Wednesday, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022
For its sixth season of production and its second season in residence at its Reginald Vaughn Theater, Invictus Theatre Company will present three plays examining the power of rhetoric to move community opinion and action, whether for good or for bad.
by Robert Diamond - Sep 5, 2022
Best of Enemies will begin previews at the Noël Coward Theatre on 14 November with an opening night on 28 November. Find out how to get tickets to Zachary Quito's West End Debut
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022
Producer Josh Andrews has announced the lead cast for the UK tour of Peter James’ Wish You Were Dead: George Rainsford, will star as James’ famous detective DSI Roy Grace, alongside Giovanna Fletcher who will star as Cleo Morey and Clive Mantle, who will star as Curtis. Leon Stewart will return to the role of DS Glenn Branson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022
The UK tour of Peter James’ Wish You Were Dead: George Rainsford, will star as James’ famous detective DSI Roy Grace, alongside Giovanna Fletcher who will star as Cleo Morey and Clive Mantle, who will star as Curtis. Leon Stewart will return to the role of DS Glenn Branson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
The cast and creative team have been announced for Invictus Theatre Company’s modern dress production of Shakespeare’s JULIUS CAESAR, to be directed by Company Artistic Director Charles Askenaizer. The production will preview from October 20 to 23 and play through November 20, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022
Full casting is announced for the UK tour of the classic Ealing Comedy, The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022
Full casting is announced for the UK tour of The Lavender Hill Mob, based on the screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke, adapted for the stage by Phil Porter. New cast members include Victoria Blunt (Audrey), Guy Burgess (Farrow), Aamira Challenger (Fernanda), Tessa Churchard (Lady Agnes), John Dougall (Sir Horace) and Tim Sutton (Sammy).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022
RED BULL THEATER has announced the kick-off of an all-new season of its popular RemarkaBULL Podversations, intimate conversations with great artists, beginning with “Shylock with F. Murray Abraham” on Monday, October 3rd, Online only – Free!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022
The first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson begins previews tonight, September 19, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for its 17-week engagement.  Meet the cast bringing this play back to Broadway!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022
Fresh from the West End production of Moulin Rouge The Musical, West End leading lady and singing sensation Zoe Birkett will play Spirit Of The Ring alongside EastEnders’ Beppe Di Marco, Michael Greco as Abanazar. Joining them is CBeebies favourite Ben Cajee in the title role of Aladdin, returning favourites Tam Ryan as Wishee Washee and Ian Adams as Widow Twankey, Duane Gooden as the Genie, Ian Billings as the Notary and introducing Wolverhampton’s own Sofie Anné as Princess Jasmine.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022
Troupe, in association with Park Theatre, today announce the full cast for the world première of Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man, in a new adaptation from Simon Reade with direction by Philip Wilson.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
Originally scheduled for a 2020 run, The Merchant of Venice 1936 has successfully weathered the pandemic!  It is to premiere in Spring 2023, in a partnership between Watford Palace Theatre and Trafalgar Entertainment, supported by the Royal Shakespeare Company with a research and development period earlier this year. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2022
Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, to be staged outdoors at the Company's New Spruce Theatre, July 2 through August 14.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
The Winter Season in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will open on 10 November with Henry V directed by Headlong Artistic Director Holly Race Roughan and co-produced by the Globe and Headlong with Leeds Playhouse and Royal & Derngate, Northampton.
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022
Billy Porter brought ballroom and house music to the BET Awards with an epic performance on Sunday night. Watch the video from the broadcast which also featured performances by Brandy, Jack Harlow, Lizzo, Mariah Carey, Latto, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2022
The Drilling Company will present a two-week run of 'The Winter's Tale,' a rarely-produced curiosity of the Shakespearean canon, for the 27th season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot.  Get the performance schedule and find out how to get tickets. 
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-winner Billy Porter has signed a first-look deal with FX. Porter will develop new content for FX through his new Incognegro production company with producing partner D.J. Gugenheim. Porter will be making his film directorial debut with Anything's Possible and will direct an episode of FOX's Accused this summer.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
Disney Theatrical Productions announced that Frozen is extending until March 2023 due to public demand. Find out who's joining the cast and how to purchase tickets!
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022
On television, film, and the stage, Tovah Feldshuh is the quintessential Jewish mother. A six-time Emmy and Tony nominee and winner of numerous other acting awards, Ms. Feldshuh has been a successful actor and Broadway star for more than five decades.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2022
The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to announce the first show of the 2022-23 season will be the exuberant musical, SOMETHING ROTTEN! Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick, Conceived by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick.  SOMETHING ROTTEN! will run July 6-23, 2022 in the Garvin Theatre and will be directed by Katie Laris, musical direction by David Potter and choreography by Christina McCarthy.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022
Written by award-winning playwright Mamet Leigh, a pioneer of the Tehran Underground Theatre Movement, Give Me The Sun addresses the complexity of finding your place in a new country and how different that can be for each person.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022
The storied career of actor Al Pacino is to be celebrated in a one night only fundraiser Al Pacino Live on Stage, presented on Thursday, June 23 at 8:00 pm at Gindi Auditorium American Jewish University. 
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022
The Drilling Company will present a two-week run of THE WINTER'S TALE, a rarely-produced curiosity of the Shakespearean canon, for the 27th season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022
Currently playing a long-awaited pre-Broadway engagement in Toronto, & Juliet will transfer directly to Broadway, with previews beginning October 28, 2022 ahead of a November 17, 2022 opening at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Tickets are available now!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2022
Following the critically acclaimed smash-hit primetime ITV series 'Grace', based on the best-selling novels by the UK's number one crime author Peter James, producer Joshua Andrews is delighted to announce the world stage premiere of James' novel 'Wish You Were Dead' - featuring DSI Roy Grace.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 3, 2022
To illuminate Shakespeare's most musical play, New Fortune has assembled a cast of talented actors, many of whom are also accomplished musicians and singers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss A Strange Loop's Tony win, his upcoming movie '80 for Brady' with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Rita Moreno, plus much more! Watch here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter recently appeared on The View, commenting on Florida Governor DeSantis filing a complaint against a Miami restaurant after a video showed children at its drag brunch event. Watch the clip here.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has announced its guests for July 28 – August 4. Thursday, July 28: Guests include Mark Wahlberg, Billy Porter and musical guest AJR.
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 27, 2022
Up in East Harlem, Sybille Bruun and Tyler Moss have formed a family and a mission to bring Shakespeare to anyone who wants it... and so much more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 21, 2022
The GB Public Theater 2022 mainstage season continues Aug.4 – Aug 14 with an evocative, penetrating drama about the vicissitudes and complexities of family dynamics, self-identity and the nature and meaning of love today - Things I Know to be True.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
Steppenwolf Theatre Company will welcome Chicago actor Jos N. Banks (He/They) to the cast of its hit play CHOIR BOY, written by Oscar-winning ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2022
Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced details for the world premiere of Daniel K. Isaac’s ONCE UPON A (korean) TIME. Directed by Obie-winner Ralph B. Peña, Isaac’s epic new play runs August 23–September 18, 2022, at La MaMa’s Ellen Stewart Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Written by award-winning playwright Mamet Leigh, a pioneer of the Tehran Underground Theatre Movement, Give Me The Sun addresses the complexity of finding your place in a new country and how different that can be for each person. Check out photos from the production here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2022
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced the return of Gary Owen’s critically acclaimed Iphigenia in Splott, originally commissioned and produced by Sherman Theatre and later performed at the National Theatre, directed by the Lyric’s Artistic Director Rachel O’Riordan, with Sophie Melville reprising her role as Effie.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022
Shylock, the Jewish moneylender and one of Shakespeare's most controversial characters of all time, Antonio, and Portia face off in this complicated and harrowing 'comedy' that has challenged artists and audiences for centuries.  
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Jul 12, 2022
Shakespeare's Globe has announced casting for the premiere of I, Joan, which runs from 25 August to 22 October.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced full cast for Anthony Neilson's poignant and comical delve into the nature of mental illness, The Wonderful World of Dissocia, directed by Emma Baggott. Leah Harvey, BAFTA nominated star of the Apple TV+ series Foundation and last seen on stage in the National Theatre's Small Island, will play Lisa.
by Blair Ingenthron - Aug 27, 2022
Placer Repertory Theater has announced the cast for the Ghosts of Placer County mainstage world premiere, which performs the first two weekends of October in Roseville.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2022
The Finborough Theatre's digital initiative #FinboroughFrontier continues with another in an ongoing season of online readings and performances of Ukrainian Plays as a part of the Worldwide Ukrainian Play Reading Series, a collaboration with the Theatre of Playwrights in Kyiv to read new Ukrainian plays around the world.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast for the world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton. The cast includes Marinda Anderson, Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, Nate Miller, and Dario Ladani Sanchez all of whom are making their Roundabout Theatre Company debuts.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
The complete cast and creative team have been announced for the first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Joining the cast are Nadia Daniel and Jurnee Elizabeth Swan. Rounding out the company are Shirine Babb, Charles Browning, Peter Jay Fernandez, Sharina Martin, Warner Miller, Doron JePaul Mitchell and Kim Sullivan.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022
The award-winning, hit show Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical, has announced the complete cast and creative team for the Off-Broadway return this fall. Playhouse 46 at St. Luke’s will be transported into satirized versions of Hawkins, Indiana, and the Upside Down, with performances set to begin on Monday, September 12th.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
From September 9 to October 8, 2022, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the Boston premiere of the provocative drama HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING by Will Arbery.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022
Red Bull Theater has announced details of its 20th season, including two Off-Broadway productions; a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings (offered both in-person and online), and much more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Mercury Theatre and Wiltshire Creative have announced the full cast for the world première production of Mischief's Good Luck, Studio. Henry Lewis directs Adam Byron (Anthony), Bryony Corrigan (Saoirse), Eboni Dixon (Pam), Jemma Geanaus (Elizabeth), Harry Kershaw (Sean), Chris Leask (Toby), Greg Tannahill (Kevin), Gareth Tempest (David Cooper-Brown), Sophia Lorenti (Michaela) and Tom Walker (Andy).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 1, 2022
Call Me Elizabeth, a one-woman show about the early life of Elizabeth Taylor, will be presented at Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre on Saturday, August 20 at 7:30pm and Sunday, August 21 at 2:30pm. The show, written by Kayla Boye and directed by Erin Kraft, comes to Evanston following a recent world premiere in the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

The Merchant of Venice Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of The Merchant of Venice have their been?
The Merchant of Venice has had 7 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Off-Broadway which opened in 1980, Off-Broadway which opened in 1986, Off-Broadway which opened in 1995, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007 and Broadway which opened in 2010.

What productions of The Merchant of Venice have there been?
The Merchant of Venice has had 7 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Off-Broadway which opened in 1962, Off-Broadway which opened in 1980, Off-Broadway which opened in 1986, Off-Broadway which opened in 1995, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007 and Broadway which opened in 2010.