Merchant of Venice live @ The Eye

GALWAY WILL have the chance to see the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of the Bard's The Merchant of Venice when it is broadcast live to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark, on Wednesday July 22 at 7pm.

With its ships plying the globe, Venice welcomes all, as long as they are doing business and making profits, but when a contract between Bassanio and the Jewish buisnessman Shylock is broken, simmering ethnic tensions boil over. A wronged father and despised outsider, Shylock looks to exact the ultimate price for a deal sealed in blood.P

Polly Findlay directs Shakespeare's uncompromising play with Israeli actor Makram J Khoury in his RSC debut as Shylock. The cast includes Patsy Ferran (Portia ) and Jamie Ballard (Antonio ).

Early booking is advised through www.eyecinema.ie or 091 - 780078.

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