The Merchant of Venice

Comedy - Revival

Times Square Theatre

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  • Opening Date: December 2, 1930
  • Closing Date: December 1, 1930
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 15

Playwright: William Shakespeare


Moneylender Shylock forces the Christian merchant Antonio to offer him a "pound of flesh" in exchange for money to allow Antonio's friend to marry the beautiful and wealthy Portia, in William Shakespeare's tale of revenge, greed and religion.


Opening Night Cast

Hugh Buckler Antonio
Maurice Moscovitch Shylock
Frank A. Howson Duke of Venice
Noel Ainley Old Gobbo
Henry Alexander Tubal
Judith Elder Nerissa
John Halloran Lorenzo
Charles Hanna Balthazar
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Andrew Leigh Staging
  Charles Dillingham Producer
  Erlanger Productions, Inc. Associated Producer
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