Live Stream: The Merchant of Venice
Experience Shakespeare’s complex exploration of prejudice, patriarchy and capitalism, The Merchant of Venice, from wherever you are in the world with a live streamed performance direct from the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on 25 March 2022.
In a society that exploits minorities to keep the majority in power, identity is everything.
When ostracised Jewish moneylender, Shylock, chases a debt he is rightfully owed, it exposes the fault lines of a culture built on religious and moral hypocrisy.
Director Abigail Graham brings together the personal and political in this re-imagining of Shylock’s play.
‘You have among you many a purchased slave,
Which, like your asses and your dogs and mules,
You use in abject and in slavish parts,
Because you bought them’
– Act IV, scene 1
This event takes place online and is live streamed from the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Running time To Be Confirmed
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Terms and conditions
A £2.50 transaction fee per order applies online. One ticket per household. Standard tickets from £10 and we kindly ask for an additional donation of £5 or more to help fund our future work. A limited number of £5 Digital Groundling special rate tickets available for every stream.
HOW TO WATCH
Be sure to purchase your tickets in advance! Sales will end one hour before the stream is due to begin.
You will receive an email the day before the live stream date with a link to access the film.
You may need to refresh the link after the start time. You will also need to click the play button seen on the page.
You have the option to watch with English subtitles – use toggle at the bottom of the player.
Performance times are displayed in Greenwich Mean Time.
You will need a good, reliable internet connection.
Streams are live and not recorded – don’t miss the start time!
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CAST & CREATIVES
Introducing The Merchant Of Venice company & creatives.