No doubt sotto voce, wits may be calling the latest London staging by Rupert Goold of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice—set in Las Vegas—“as Sheldon Adelson at the Venetian.” Given the cross-Chanel tensions in the wake of Charlie Hebdo and the Hyper Cacher kosher market tragedies,...
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Who is “The Jew” and Who is “The Jihadi” in the New London Production of Shakespeare’s 'Merchant of Venice'?
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Pro-Palestinian activists protested against an Israeli theater company’s production of “The Merchant of Venice” at the Globe Theater in London.
Monday night’s protests of the Habima company’s production began outside the theater, where dozens stood waving Palestinian flags and...