The Merchant of Venice

Name: Joseph Papp Public Theater/Anspacher Theater
Address: 425 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10003
Production Details
Number of performances: 48
Opening date: January 17, 1995
Closing date: February 26, 1995
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The Public Theater Producer
George C. Wolfe Producer
Jason Steven Cohen Managing Director
Kevin Kline Associate Producer
Rosemarie Tichler Associate Producer
William Shakespeare Playwright
Michael Torke Music
Barry Edelstein Director
John Arnone Set Designer
Catherine Zuber Costume Designer
Mimi Jordan Sherin Lighting Designer
Darren Clark Sound Designer
Carol R. Fineman Press Representative
William H. Lang Production Stage Manager

Actor Role
Peter Jay Fernandez Gratiano
Jay Goede Bassanio
Gail Grate Nerissa
Earle Hyman Tubal/Duke of Venice
Robert Jason Jackson Prince of Morocco
Byron Jennings Antonio
Walker Jones Old Gobbo/Prince of Aragon/Stephano
Nina Landey Jessica
Ron Leibman Shylock
Paul Mullins Salerio
Tom Nelis Lancelot
Billy Porter Solanio
Peter Rini Balthazar
Laila Robins Portia
Willis Sparks Lorenzo
Cornell Womack Leonardo

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Award Person / Company Function
1 WON 1995 Joe A. Callaway Award Laila Robins Actor
2 WON 1995 Obie Award, Performance Ron Leibman Actor