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The Merchant of Venice

(Production) Produced by Plainfield Little Theatre @ Plainfield Town Hall Opera House

18 Main Street, Plainfield, VT, USA

February 14, 2019 - February 24, 2019

William Shakespeare (Playwright), Tom Blachly (Director), & Jessica Della Pepa (Music Director)

Starring: Paul Cavaliere, Adam Woogmaster, Richard Littauer, Sorsha Anderson, & Matthew Grant Winston

Antonio, the Merchant of Venice, lends three thousand ducats to his friend Bassanio in order to assist him in his wooing of the wealthy and beautiful Portia of Belmont, an estate some distance from Venice. Antonio's own money is tied up in business ventures that depend on the safe return of his ships from sea, so he borrows the money from Shylock, a Jewish moneylender whom he has previously insulted for his high rates of interest. Shylock lends the money against a bond. Failure to repay...

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