RSC Live: The Merchant of Venice
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Cinema screening of live performance.In the melting pot of Venice, trade is God. With its ships plying the globe, the city opens its arms to all " as long as they come prepared to do business and there is profit to be made. When the gold is flowing, all is well " but when a contract between Bassanio and Shylock is broken, simmering racial tensions boil over. A wronged father and despised outsider, Shylock looks to exact the ultimate price for a deal sealed in blood.

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