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The Merchant Of Venice

Drama

Araluen Arts Centre presents
Bell Shakespeare's 
The Merchant Of Venice
by William Shakespeare
Director Anne-Louise Sarks  

All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told.
Act 2 Scene 7

Money makes the world go around. Portia has it. Bassanio wants it. Shylock lends it. Antonio owes the value of it.

Love also plays a part. Portia offers it. Bassanio wants it. And Antonio may lose a pound of flesh for it.

This uncompromising and dark production explores the tense relationship and prejudices between those that have, and those that don’t. Dark in its humour and bawdy in its romantic hijinks, The Merchant Of Venice takes audiences on a journey of love, mercy and justice.

Featuring 3 time Helpmann Award winner, Mitchell Butel (Janet King and Rake) as the defiant Shylock, and Jessica Tovey (Wolf Creek and Wonderland) as Portia, the production will be directed by Anne-Louise Sarks (Belvoir’s Jasper Jones and Medea), this masterfully envisioned production tackles the prejudices and preconceived notions of one of Shakespeare’s most challenging plays.

“Bell Shakespeare’s latest offering is sure to be the crowd pleaser that audiences have come to expect from the trail blazing theatre company.” Arts Hub

“Bell Shakespeare – arguably the best Shakespearean theatre company” Herald Sun

CREATIVE TEAM
By William Shakespeare
Director Anne-Louise Sarks
Set & Costume Designer Michael Hankin
Lighting Designer Paul Jackson
Composer & Sound Designer Max Lyandvert
Voice Coach Jess Chambers
Dramaturg Benedict Hardie

WITH
Catherine Davies
Damien Strouthos
Eugene Gilfedder
Fayssal Bazzi
Felicity McKay 
Jacob Warner
Jessica Tovey
Jo Turner
Mitchell Butel

Gallery 

Dates 

19 September 2017

Times 

Tuesday 19 September, 8pm

Duration
140 minutes (including interval)

Prices 

Adult
$59.00

Concession
$55.00

Araluen Arts Centre Member
$52.00

Purchase a ticket to both The Popular Mechanicals and The Merchant of Venice for only $110.00

Genre 

Drama

Location 

Extra information 

Ticketing Policy

Online ticketing is available up until one hour prior to the performance.  
For ticket purchases after this time, please visit the Araluen Box Office or call us on (08) 8951 1122.

Accessibility

wheelchair  
For wheelchair assigned seating, please contact the Araluen Box Office on (08) 8951 1122.

Assisted Listening System available 

Rating

PG

Booking Fee

For this event, a one-off service fee of $2.50 per transaction applies for all online purchases. All ticket prices include GST.

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