The Merchant of Venice

Comedy - Revival

Broadhurst Theatre

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  • Opening Date: January 16, 1928
  • Closing Date: March 1, 1928
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 64

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

Hardie Albright Solanio
George Arliss Shylock
Sydney Booth Salarino
Romney Brent Launcelot Gobbo
Spring Byington Nerissa
Hope Cary Jessica
George Graham Duke of Venice
Murray Kinnell Bassanio
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Winthrop Ames Director
  Winthrop Ames Producer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1927 - 1928

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