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by William Shakespeare

October 9, 10, 11, 2014 at 8:00 PM
Sunday October 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM 

Loyalty and love. Greed and disguise. Justice. All are central themes in the money-mad world of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice.

“Believed to be written between 1596 and 1598, the play’s treatment of the exotic world of Venice and the characters inhabiting it is exciting, dynamic, and full of intrigue,” Denny-Todd said. “Shakespeare’s deft mastery of human nature is on full display in this text, as he creates an engrossing, diverse world with vibrant characters that OWU’s students will bring to life with passion and skill.”

OWU theatre professor D. Glen Vanderbilt Jr. is creating the set and lighting for the production, and Jacqueline Shelley is designing the period costumes. Student Margot Reed, a junior from Brooklyn, New York, is serving as stage manager.

Directed by Elane Denny-Todd on the Main Stage

Ticket prices: $5-students/seniors/faculty/staff, and $10-general.
Admission is free for Ohio Wesleyan students with a valid ID.

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