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Play Night: The Merchant of Venice


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[by Shakespeare]
[Starring] The Station Company of Players
under the direction of William MacReady

Act I.
Scenes 1, 3 and 5 .. A Street in Venice
Scenes 2, 4 and 6 Portia's House at Belmont
Act II.
Scene 1 A Street in Venice
Scene 2.... Portia's House at Belmont
Act III.
Scene I .... Venice: A Court of Justice
Scene 2 Portia's Garden, Belmont


Writer: William Shakespeare
Director: William MacReady
Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Antonio (The Merchant of Venice): Leonard Thackeray
Salarino (Friend to Antonio): Donald Powis
Salanio (Friend to Antonio): A.E. Rowe
Bassanio: E. Stuart Vinden
Lorenzo: H.R. Walker
Gratiano: Vincent Curran
Portia (A Rich Heiress): Edna Godfrey-Turner
Nerissa (Her Waiting Maid): Ethel Malpas
Shylock (A Jew): William Macready
Launcelot Gobbo (Servant to Shylock): Percy Edgar
Old Gobbo (Father to Launcelot): Herbert Bosworth
Jessica (Daughter to Shylock): Ethel Johnson
The Prince of Morocco: Leonard Thackeray
Tubal (A Jew): Frank V. Fenn
The Duke of Venice: Harold Thomas

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