Closed 2h 10m
The Merchant of Venice (The Drilling Company)
Lower E Side
89

The Merchant of Venice (The Drilling Company) NYC Reviews and Tickets

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Delightful, Indulgent, Entertaining, Masterful, Enchanting

About the Show

The Drilling Company presents Shakespeare's dark comedy about ethnic animosity and the steep cost of repaying a debt. Part of the troupe's free outdoor Shakespeare season.

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Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Indulgent, Masterful

See it if You enjoy indulging in masterful writing by one of the greatest minds ever

Don't see it if Shakespeare isn't really your thing

Critic Reviews (1)

August 8th, 2016

“There is energy in this cast...This production gets points for how it engages the audience, with modern references and relevant objects like cell phones without doing harm to the spirit of the play. You may even find yourself offered a rose, or invited onto the stage. In a parking lot on Norfolk, not far from Canal Street, the canals of Venice play out a fateful drama, while in the New York City background random sirens sing.”
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