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Merchant of Venice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hears A Different Kind of Argument

Lisa Snedeker | Posted 07.27.2016 | Entertainment
Lisa Snedeker

Wouldn't you agree that the losing litigant in a trial rife with falsities and error -- from an imposter judge to undeniable anti-Semitism -- deserves...

Peter O'Toole Before Lawrence of Arabia

Jane Isay | Posted 02.15.2014 | Entertainment
Jane Isay

His posture, his diction, his height -- what a presence. We understood why he was being called the next Laurence Olivier.

Back To Broadway: Lily Rabe And Hamish Linklater | Posted 10.15.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater will star opposite Alan Rickman this fall in the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new play. Produce...

A Pound Of Flesh: Extraordinary Literary Debts | Posted 09.18.2011 | Books

Today marks the release of David Graeber’s new book, Debt: The First 5,000 Years. In this red-bound tome, Graeber explains the concept of debt and c...

Theater Review: A 'Merchant' for Modern Times

Marc Porter Zasada | Posted 06.18.2011 | Los Angeles
Marc Porter Zasada

If you hurry to the Broad Stage before April 24, you might just catch the best Merchant of your life -- The Merchant of Venice, that is, Shakespeare's tragi-comic masterpiece.

Santa Monica's Broad Stage Offers The Merchant of Venice With an Academy Award-Winning Actor. (No, It's Not Pacino)

Jay Weston | Posted 05.29.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

With all of the attention which Pacino's portrayal of Shylock recently received in NYC, theatergoers are still talking about another production which played concurrently to extraordinary reviews.

The Fall That Was

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.28.2011 | New York
Cara Joy David

This fall I was puzzled by quite a few things on Broadway. I didn't foresee Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson tumbling so quickly. It had no stars, but neither did Spring Awakening.

Shakespeare in the Park: Not Your Usual Romp on the Great Lawn

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Merchant of Venice is always a bitter pill for us Jews, even when the production is as good as the one at the Delacorte Theater featuring a cast led b...

Free Shakespeare In The Park Tickets For A Price

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Got a hankering for some Shakespeare, but short on time? Well a group of crafty (and patient) entrepreneurs are willing to wait on the hours-long lin...