PHOTO CALL: First Look at The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino

News   PHOTO CALL: First Look at The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino
 
Shakespeare in the Park's production of The Merchant of Venice will begin performances June 12 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running in repertory with Winter's Tale.

Oscar winner Al Pacino stars as Shylock, with Lily Rabe (Steel Magnolias, Heartbreak House) as Portia, Tony Award nominee Linda Emond (Life (x) 3, A Spanish Play) as Hermione in The Winter's Tale and Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Seven Guitars, Jelly's Last Jam) as Leontes.

The company also features Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jesse L. Martin, Max Wright, Bill Heck, Hamish Linklater, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Gerry Bamman, Francois Battiste, Byron Jennings, Heather Lind, Nyambi Nyambi, Matthew Rauch and Richard Topol.

Here is a look at the staging by Daniel Sullivan:

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