This intriguing story of power and revenge, justice and mercy, true love and duplicity, presents some of Shakespeare’s most complex and memorable characters. Whether contemplating the contents of gilded chests or the darkest corners of human nature, The Merchant of Venice challenges audiences to look beyond misleading superficialities to find the true measure of things. Michael Kahn will direct Shakespeare veteran Hal Holbrook in the role of Shylock.

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The Merchant of Venice

May 25 - Jul 18

Lansburgh Theatreby William Shakespeare

directed by Michael Kahn
Sponsored in part by The Boeing Company and ITOCHU Corporation.
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