Event The Merchant of Venice
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Venue Theatre Royal, Hobart, TAS
First Date August 1992
Opening Date August 1992
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description "The Bell Shakespeare Company has translated the play easily to the present in its design interpretation... the merchants are businessmen in dapper suits, who look as they have strolled out of the stock exchange, complete with mobile
phones."
Description Source Reviewer's Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Elizabethan
Subjects Humanity
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
John Adam Actor
Simon Arlidge Actor
John Bell Actor
Grant Bowler Actor
Marco Chiappi Actor
Patrick Dickson Actor
Suzi Dougherty Actor
Marian Dworakowski Actor
Tara Morice Actor
Sean O'Shea Actor
Jim Psiropoulos Actor
Ira Seidenstein Actor
Christopher Stollery Actor
Anna Volska Actor
James Wardlaw Actor
Christine Bennett Assistant Stage Manager
George Washingmachine Composer
Judith Hoddinott Costume Designer
Carol Woodrow Director
John Gillies Dramaturg
Geoff Cobham Lighting Designer
Michael Scott-Mitchell Set Designer
Cathy Dadd Stage Manager
Works
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information No specific dates for this production are given. Bell Shakespeare toured three plays at once in 1992, (Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, and Richard III). They were all performed in Hobart during August 1992, according to the programme.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme PROMPT Collection, National Library of Australia
Data Reviewed By Geoffrey Milne (GeoffreyMilne) on 11 February 2012
Event Identifier 24473