Seven Plays in Eight Days: Friday Matinee – Merchant of Venice

I think it would be fair to sat that, in a contemporary context, TheĀ MerchantĀ of Venice is one of Shakespeare’s most controversial. It is flat-out anti-semitic, which is of course 100% unacceptable in today’s world, but was pervasive and indeed acceptable in the Elizabethan era… I heard an estimate that in the late 1500s, there were… Read More Seven Plays in Eight Days: Friday Matinee – Merchant of Venice