Shakespeare’s First Acts: The Merchant of Venice
in Actors and Performers, Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama
30th April 2012
SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST ACTS: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
Glen Walford, Matt Devitt, Stuart Organ, Dominic Gerrard and Josie Taylor discuss the first act of the play, and their current production at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, with Sophie Reynolds. This interview is part of theatreVOICE’s new series for Olympics year 2012, looking at the beginning of each of Shakespeare’s plays. Recorded at the Queen’s Theatre, 28 April 2012.
This whole scene, it’s a bit of a gift really in terms of getting to really love the character, because you have to really be on board with Portia.