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The Trial of the Jew Shylock archiveFrom Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. A powerful examination of the effects of extreme avarice, the misuse of wealth, influence and racial stereotyping, which leads to a culture of abuse - created by the dominant few - of those deemed to be outsiders. Poetic Justice has taken Shakespeare's work to devise a play which cuts to the chase in the wheeling, dealing money world. Here Shylock & Antonio, two major players, bitter rivals battling for supremacy, in a place where money equals power and the law; the spoils to the victor... to the loser, defeat and destruction.

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Archive listings for The Trial of the Jew Shylock (2014)

Work type: Play.

T581509715

Producer Joe Shefer. Producer Ashley Gunstock (for Poetic Justice Productions). Adapted by Eric Richard (from Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice). Director Susannah Lane Bragg. Design Libby Todd. Costume Ben Hollies. Lighting Sky Bembury. Other Simon Long (AD / ASM). Performer Ashley Gunstock. Performer Joshua Jewkes. Performer Emma Lyndon-Stanford. Performer Saul Matlock. Performer Lisa Sheerin. Performer Joe Shefer.
13 May 14 to 1 Jun 14The Rosemary Branch, Inner London :: V333
listing details L0322822947

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