Presented by Bard on the Beach
Directed by Sherry J. Yoon, stage managed by Yvonne Yip
Meet Jon Davies, an actor and a Jew, condemned by his own community for his portrayal of the Jewish moneylender in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. When the production is cancelled, Davies uses his final post-show talkback to raise provocative questions about censorship in general and the political correctness of Merchant itself. Shylock was first produced in 1996 at Bard and has since been staged around the world.
1695 Whyte Ave
Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9
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