The Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute Shakespeare by Nick NewlinThe Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute Shakespeare by Nick Newlin

The Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute Shakespeare

EditorNick Newlin

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A master at engaging students in the process of performing a Shakespearescene."-Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare LibraryThe Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute Shakespeare features eight scenes from this gripping classic: Shylock loans Antonio money, with the forfeit being a pound of Antonio's flesh. Comedic mayhem ensues as two foreign princes attempt to win Portia's hand. The climax is the courtroom scene where Portia, disguised as a lawyer, subjects Shylock to his harsh penalty. The drama concludes with reconciliations that land us firmly back in comic territory.The edition includes a preface by Nick Newlin, containing helpful advice on presenting Shakespeare in a high school setting with novice actors, as well as an appendix with play-specific suggestions and recommendations for further resources. "A master at engaging students in the process of performing a Shakespearescene."-Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare LibraryThe Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute Shakespeare features eight scenes from this gripping classic: Shylock loans Antonio money, with the forfeit being a pound of Antonio's flesh. Comedic mayhem ensues as two foreign princes attempt to win Portia's hand. The climax is the courtroom scene where Portia, disguised as a lawyer, subjects Shylock to his harsh penalty. The drama concludes with reconciliations that land us firmly back in comic territory.The edition includes a preface by Nick Newlin, containing helpful advice on presenting Shakespeare in a high school setting with novice actors, as well as an appendix with play-specific suggestions and recommendations for further resources. "A master at engaging students in the process of performing a Shakespearescene."-Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare LibraryThe Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute Shakespeare features eight scenes from this gripping classic: Shylock loans Antonio money, with the forfeit being a pound of Antonio's flesh. Comedic mayhem ensues as two foreign princes attempt to win Portia's hand. The climax is the courtroom scene where Portia, disguised as a lawyer, subjects Shylock to his harsh penalty. The drama concludes with reconciliations that land us firmly back in comic territory.The edition includes a preface by Nick Newlin, containing helpful advice on presenting Shakespeare in a high school setting with novice actors, as well as an appendix with play-specific suggestions and recommendations for further resources. "
Nick Newlin: Nick Newlin has performed a variety act for international audiences for 30 years. Since 1996, he has conducted an annual Play Directing residency affiliated with the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. Nick has a BA from Harvard University with Honors 1982 and an MA in Theater from The University of Maryland with...
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Title:The Merchant of Venice: The 30-Minute ShakespeareFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.22 inPublished:July 11, 2014Publisher:Nicolo Whimsey PressLanguage:English

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