Maureen Dowd, Opinion, “Going After that Pound of Flesh”: New York Times

“Simon Godwin, the director of Washington’s Shakespeare Theater, was interviewing John Douglas Thompson, who is starring as Shylock in director Arin Arbus’s dazzling new production of ‘Merchant of Venice.’ Godwin asked Thompson — a renowned Shakespearean actor who has appeared on TV in ‘Mare of Easttown’ and ‘The Gilded Age’ — where he stands on revenge, the emotional state that spurs Shylock’s fall.”

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The Merchant of Venice is now playing through April 24 at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. Click here to learn more and buy tickets.

Posted on March 30, 2022 at 5:04 pm

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