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The Merchant of Venice

4th September 2020 - 19th September 2020

19:30 - View all performance times

NST City , 142--144 Above Bar Street

Information: 023 8031 5500

Box Office: 023 8067 1771

Nuffield Southampton Theatres, Watford Palace Theatre, Rose Theatre, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse and Leeds Playhouse present a ground-breaking production of Shakespeare’s classic.

The Merchant of Venice

Starring Tracy-Ann Oberman as Shylock


It is London in 1936 – fascism is sweeping across Europe, and Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists is threatening to march through the Jewish East End.



Shylock (Tracy Ann Oberman - Eastenders, Doctor Who, Friday Night Dinner) is a survivor of anti-Semitic pogroms in Russia. A widow, she runs a small business from her dark and cramped terraced house in Cable Street, hoping to give daughter Jessica a better future.



When aristocratic anti-semite Antonio desperately needs a loan, he makes a dangerous bargain with this woman he has spat on in the street. Will Shylock, bitter from a life plagued by racism and abuse, take her revenge?



A vivid evocation of our history, and a warning for our times.

Event Dates


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4 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
5 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
7 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
8 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
9 Sep 2020 - 19:00 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
10 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
11 Sep 2020 - 13:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
11 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
12 Sep 2020 - 14:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
12 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
14 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
15 Sep 2020 - 13:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
16 Sep 2020 - 13:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
16 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
17 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
18 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
19 Sep 2020 - 14:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets
19 Sep 2020 - 19:30 Standard - Min: £10.00 Max: £34.00 | Concession - Min: £10.00 Max: £32.00 Book Tickets

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