PHOTO CALL: Patrick Stewart Stars in Las Vegas-Set Merchant of Venice at the Royal Shakespeare Company

News   PHOTO CALL: Patrick Stewart Stars in Las Vegas-Set Merchant of Venice at the Royal Shakespeare Company
 
The RSC production of The Merchant of Venice, a part of its 50th birthday season, starring Patrick Stewart, began performances on May 13 for a run through October 4.

Patrick Stewart returns to the company, where he last appeared as Claudius and Ghost in Hamlet. He is reunited with director Rupert Goold, for whom he has previously played the title role of Macbeth (at Chichester Festival's Minerva Theatre, the West End and Broadway) and The Tempest (RSC).

Here's a look at the production:

The cast also includes Susannah Fielding as Portia, Madeline Appiah, Jamie Beamish, Howard Charles, Scott Handy, Aidan Kelly, Caroline Martin, Des McAleer, Jason Morell, David Ononokpono, Nikesh Patel, Daniel Percival, Emily Plumtree, Richard Riddell, Daniel Rose, Steve Toussaint and Christopher Wright. Designs are by Tom Scutt, lighting by Rick Fisher, music by Adam Cork, sound by Gregory Clarke, choreography by Scott Ambler and orchestrations by Alex Baranowski.

For more information, please visit RSC.org.uk

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