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The Merchant of Venice (1955, Stratford Festival of Canada)

TitleThe Merchant of Venice
Year1955
Theater CompanyStratford Festival of Canada
Theaters
Release LocationsCanada
Start Date1955-06-29
End Date1955-08-27
Play ConnectionsThe Merchant of Venice (performance)

Cast Overview

ShylockFrederick Valk
AntonioRobert Goodier
BassanioDonald Harron
PortiaFrances Hyland
NerissaHelen Burns
Duke of VeniceRobert Christie
MoroccoLorne Greene
ArragonEric House
SolanioEdward Holmes
GratianoWilliam Shatner
SalerioLloyd Bochner
LorenzoNeil Vipond
JessicaCharlotte Schrager
TubalBruno Gerussi
Launcelot GobboTed Follows
Old GobboWilliam Hutt
LeonardoGrant Reddick
BalthasarBruce Swerdfager
StephanoRoland Bull
GoldPauline Galbraith
Servant to AntonioPeter Haworth
TutorJohn Hayes
TutorRoland Hewgill
TutorRussell Waller
LeadJoan Watts
SilverLynn Wilson

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorTyrone Guthrie
DesignerTanya Moiseiwitsch
Stage DirectorJoanna Gibson
Music byJohn Cook

Company Overview

Theater Company Stratford Festival of Canada

Production information courtesy of: Alan Somerset