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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice is probably the oldest written play by William Shakespeare most probably between 1596 and 1598. The generic theme of the play is comedian but it is mostly known for its romantic comedy and dramatic turns. The famous play has been taught in educational institutes across the globe and many films have been produced on the play. The Merchant of Venice is most likely the fist choice of students when they think of presenting a stage show. TMV is also running in the most famous theaters of US and overseas.

The Merchant of Venice play is considered one of the Shakespeare’s most controversial plays.  The Merchant of Venice was previewed at Delacorte Theater in Central Park on Oct 19; it will open on 7 November and will run through Sunday, 9 January 2011. Al Pacino as Shylock will play his final performance prior to Broadway at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park on Sunday, 1 August 2011. The current show is running as a part of the Public Theater's 2010 Shakespeare in the Park repertory season. The Merchant of Venice show then will be moved to the Broadway with co-producers Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel to celebrate their Merchant of Venice success at park.

The Merchant of Venice a masterpiece by William Shakespeare almost 400 years is an extreme source of inspiration that people watch with a new spirit every time they hit the theater. This most thrilling drama was one of the top 6 plays that run on Broadway past week and managed to earn $1,060,015, setting a highest ticket sale for a non-musical. The Academy Award and Tony Award winning actor Al Pacino was the central point of attraction and a big source of revenue. It was also one of the two productions on Broadway that met their Gross Potential, along with Wicked. Two new stars also made their Broadway debut in The Merchant of Venice; Seth Numrich played the role of Shylock's runaway daughter Jessica while Heather Lind played her forbidden lover Lorenzo.

The Merchant of Venice is a pure Shakespeare’s 16th century  play with all human feeling touches such as love, jealousy, greed, lies, betrayal, revenge, forgiveness,  war, death and redemption.

The Merchant of Venice has been presented in different versions from traditional to modern for the last 4 decades but it still has the scenarios that can be connected with today’s world such as the Portia and Jessica’s controlled freedom  by their fathers to choose their own husbands. The Merchant of Venice is a play for masses and it is ideally presentable on TV, Screen and at stage. Buy cheap The Merchant of Venice tickets to enjoy Shakespeare’s Play live in theater.

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Don't encourage him, Castorboy - he might not understand sarcasm.

When I saw there was  new post on The Merchant of Venice, I was thinking myself "Oh good! Someone who wants to talk about this play!" Instead, it's just an advertisement. And one that's error-ridden ("The Merchant of Venice is probably the oldest written play by William Shakespeare..."), and badly written to boot ("The generic theme of the play is comedian...").

If there's anyone else out there who wants to come here merely for  spot of advertising, be warned that your post will be treated with the contempt it deserves.

I've removed the link from the initial post. If anyone would like to discuss the play, don't let a spammer stop you  Very Happy

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