‘Merchant of Venice’ at CustomMade offers fresh insights in an excellent production

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: 4/5 Stars ยป Highly Recommended) The Merchant of Venice is a problem play. The problem, of course, being primarily the monstrous character of Shylock the Jew. It is impossible to get around the play’s antisemitism. Shakespeare, being Shakespeare, of course humanizes Shylock. How could he not? But he begins with a caricature, […]