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The Merchant of Venice

Presented by Actors' Shakespeare Project at BCA Plaza Theatre, Boston MA

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Sep 23 2021
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Oct 17 2021
The Merchant of Venice

Directed by Igor Golyak, this production “flips the script” on The Merchant of Venice, asking how much we have truly evolved in our empathy for those we think of as the “other.”

Exploring themes of prejudice, mercy, compassion, revenge, and humanity/inhumanity, our production of The Merchant of Venice sets the story in the present moment. Bassanio, a Venetian lord whose pockets are currently empty, needs a loan to travel to the island of Belmont and pursue Portia, a rich heiress. His dear friend Antonio, a wealthy nobleman of Venice, agrees to give him a loan and, in turn, borrows the money from a Jewish moneylender, Shylock. Shylock, who has resented Antonio for

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ADMISSION INFO

All advance single tickets are $45 ($15 savings from recent seasons!). Additionally, at the start of each show week, 10% of the house will be made available for Pay-What-You-Can ticketing, ranging from $0-$35.

Student Rush tickets are available for $15 at the door.

Contact: 617-241-2200

Email: boxoffice@actorsshakespeareproject.org

Additional time info:

Post-Show Conversations to follow on Sundays.

LOCATION

BCA Plaza Theatre

539 Tremont Street, Boston , MA 02116

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Instructions:

All patrons must present proof of vaccination or proof of a negative Covid-19 test before entering the venue. All patrons must wear a mask at all times inside the theatre.

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

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