The Merchant of Venice

Authentic Shakespeare & intensely spontaneous!

Tue 3 Oct 2017 to Sat 7 Oct 2017

The Merchant of Venice

 

Produced and presented by Shake-scene Shakespeare Theatre Company

Hosted by The Cockpit


All that glisters is not gold.

Antonio will do anything for Bassanio.
Bassanio will do anything to win Portia and her wealth.
Shylock has the means & mind to take revenge on Antonio.
Can love possibly defeat hate, when the hate has grown from love?
The performers have no rehearsals, no idea of the plot, an audience watching and nowhere to hide. With only the guidance of their lines, the performers create the cue-scripted performance as it is performed. Watch the actors step into the unknown and gamble with every moment of the play.

Reviews for cue-scripted productions Lizzie Conrad Hughes (Artistic Director, Shake-scene Shakespeare Theatre Company) has previously produced... 

“Raw and unpredictable” The Stage
“The language came alive” The Independent
(The Tempest review at Cockpit Theatre, London, 2017)

“It captivated”  The Independent
(Two Gentleman of Verona at Cockpit Theatre, London, 2015)

Tuesday 3rd to Saturday 7th October - 7:00pm

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Tickets:
Full price: £20