In a faraway palace, a wealthy heiress is looking for a husband. Back at home, a wealthy merchant is looking for a loan. Everyone’s out to make a killing; but everything comes at a price.
Explosively relocated to Las Vegas, Shakespeare’s most controversial play makes its Almeida debut in a whirlwind of glitter, gambling and greenbacks.
Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold brings his groundbreaking production of The Merchant of Venice to the Almeida.
“Among the most exciting productions of the last decade.” Michael Billington, The Guardian
The Merchant of Venice is presented by arrangement with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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“Rupert Goold's celebrated production comes to London with Ian McDiarmid as Shylock”