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Title The Merchant of Venice
Document Type Rehearsal Copy
Reference Merch 3
Primary Association Barrett, Lawrence
Country of Production Great Britain; United States
Date of Production 1741-1752
Description As performed by Lawrence Barrett. Checked for Lorenzo and Duke of Venice. Contains cast lists for Drury Lane (15 Feb 1741) and Williamsburg (5 Sep 1752.)
Genre Comedy; Romance
Theme(s) Love and Marriage; Religion, Culture and Society
Roles Lawrence Bennett - Shylock
Content Keywords revenge, money, friendship, love, justice, greed, sea, religion, disguise
Context Keywords cast, character, cues, business
Visual Content Contains an illustration of a scene with the caption 'Fast bind, fast find, A proverb never stale in thrifty mind'.
Shattuck Code MV 132
Play The Merchant of Venice
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue and 'The Shakespeare Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.