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Broadway’s Merchant of Venice Sets New Press Opening Night

Broadway’s Merchant of Venice Sets New Press Opening Night

Broadway's The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino as Shylock, has announced a rescheduled press opening night for November 13. The original November 7 press opening was postponed after Lily Rabe, who plays Portia, was out of the show for several performances due to the illness and death of her mother, Jill Clayburgh. Rabe returned to the show on ...

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Is Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson ‘Too Hollywood’ for ‘The Al Pacino Thing’?

Is Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson ‘Too Hollywood’ for ‘The Al Pacino Thing’?

Is Jesse Tyler Ferguson too big for Broadway? The Modern Family star appeared in the Shakespeare in the Park mounting of The Merchant of Venice with headliner Al Pacino over the summer, but he is not appearing in the Broadway transfer of the acclaimed production due to his shooting scheduled for the Emmy-winning sitcom. So, is Ferguson too Hollywood for ...

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Hoohah! Three Priceless Parodies of Iconic Merchant of Venice Star Al Pacino

Hoohah! Three Priceless Parodies of Iconic Merchant of Venice Star Al Pacino

What is it about Al Pacino that makes him such an acting icon? Is it the intensity, the commanding presence, the killer face, that unmistakably smoky voice? Hard to say. But this much we know: it takes a big personality to inspire comedians to impersonate somebody, and there is perhaps no one more inspirational than Pacino. With that in mind ...

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A Pitch Perfect Opening Celebration for Pacino-Led Merchant of Venice

 A Pitch Perfect Opening Celebration for Pacino-Led Merchant of Venice
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What happens when you take some of the biggest stars in the Broadway biz, hand them a work by the biggest playwright, well, ever (we’re looking at you, Shakespeare) and then add one of New York's top theater directors to the mix? You’ve got the November 7 opening celebration for The Merchant of Venice, that’s what ...

All That Glitters! A Video Sneak Peek at The Merchant of Venice on Broadway

All That Glitters! A Video Sneak Peek at The Merchant of Venice on Broadway

Broadway has waited with bated breath for the much-lauded transfer of The Merchant of Venice, which first bowed at Shakespeare in the Park earlier this year, and we’ve got a video sneak peek! The show’s high-wattage cast includes Lily Rabe as Portia, Byron Jennings as Antonio, David Harbour as Bassanio, Jesse L. Martin as Gratiano, and Oscar winner ...

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First Look! Al Pacino-led Merchant of Venice Resettles on Broadway

First Look! Al Pacino-led Merchant of Venice Resettles on Broadway
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Another classic is back on the Broadway boards: The Merchant of Venice, which transferred after a successful run at Shakespeare in the Park earlier this year, is prepping to open at the Broadhurst Theatre. Many cast members from the Park production are reprising their roles, including Al Pacino as moneylender Shylock, Lily Rabe as Portia, Byron Jennings as Antonio and ...

The Merchant of Venice Delays Broadway Press Opening Night

The Merchant of Venice Delays Broadway Press Opening Night

The upcoming Broadway production of The Merchant of Venice, a transfer from the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park starring Al Pacino as Shylock, has postponed its official press opening night.

Lily Rabe, who stars as Portia, “will be out of the show for the next several performances for personal family reasons,” according to a Public Theater press representative ...

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Lily Rabe on Merchant, Pacino & Those Daniel Radcliffe Rumors

Lily Rabe on Merchant, Pacino & Those Daniel Radcliffe Rumors

Given her pedigree (dad is playwright David Rabe, mom is actress Jill Clayburgh), Lily Rabe might seem to be to the theater manor born. But the young actress is holding her own against some pretty hefty co-stars on Broadway in The Merchant of Venice. As Portia, Rabe shares the stage with none other than Al Pacino in the role of ...

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Rabe, Martin and More Reprise Roles in The Merchant of Venice; Fitzgerald, Harbour Join Cast

Rabe, Martin and More Reprise Roles in The Merchant of Venice; Fitzgerald, Harbour Join Cast

Lily Rabe, Jesse L. Martin and more will reprise their roles in the Broadway transfer of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino and directed by Daniel Sullivan. Tony nominees Christopher Fitzgerald (Finian’s Rainbow, Young Frankenstein) and David Harbour (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf) are among the cast members joining the production.

Rabe (Portia), Martin ...

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Tickets Now On Sale for The Merchant of Venice, Starring Al Pacino

Tickets Now On Sale for The Merchant of Venice, Starring Al Pacino

Tickets are now on sale for The Merchant of Venice, starring Oscar and two-time Tony winner Al Pacino. Performances begin October 19 with an official opening November 7 at The Broadhurst Theatre. Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan directs.

Pacino returns in the role of moneylender Shylock in this Shakespearean tragicomedy, which debuted at that New York summer theater institution, Shakespeare ...

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