Al Pacino has long been drawn to "problem" classics: "Richard III," "The Merchant of Venice" and now "Salome."
Merchant Of Venice
Topliner Al Pacino has helped propel the Broadway revival of "The Merchant of Venice" into the black, with the play making back its $3.45 million capitalization costs in 10 weeks, according to…
Helmer Daniel Sullivan handles show's relationships with admirable subtlety making the play shine.
Some modern interpretations of Shakespeare's plays are so standard that they might as well be penciled into the quartos. Malvolio, for instance, will be played for sympathy in "Twelfth Night" as…
If "The Merchant of Venice" is one Shakespeare's better known plays lacking a film version, then Michael Radford's tony adaptation to some degree illustrates why. Polished production, prestige cast…