SRT Presents RSC Live - The Merchant of VeniceOrganised by: Singapore Repertory Theatre
Performed by: Royal Shakespeare Company
"This is the RSC at the very top of its game" – Evening Standard
"refreshing and fascinating" – Britishtheatre.com
"a hard edge without getting caught up in its own earnestness" – Financial Times
In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all, as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made.
With the gold flowing all is well, but when a contract between Bassanio and Shylock is broken, simmering racial tensions boil over. A wronged father and despised outsider, Shylock looks to exact the ultimate price for a deal sealed in blood.