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· Jun · 21 Wed 7:00 pm at Heritage Amphitheatre - Hawrelak Park
9930 Groat RD NW Edmonton, AB T5N 3H9

Tickets: $30.00 General, $20.00 Seniors/Students, per show, in advance or at the door, service fees may apply.

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The Merchant of Venice feat. Free Will Players at Heritage Amphitheatre - Hawrelak Park (Edmonton)  on June 21, 2017
Free Will Players

Free Will Players

Edmonton, AB

The Free Will Players are a not-for-profit theatre company that formed in 1989. The company endeavors to create professional, contemporary, innovative productions of the works of William Shakespeare that are accessible to all audiences, regardless of age, ability, education, or income levels, while also developing new audiences and ... Read more

All Ages Welcome // General Admission // Gates at 7:00 pm // Show at 8:00 pm

Artistic Director Marianne Copithorne brings us The Merchant of Venice. When Antonio takes out a loan to help his friend Bassanio woo the heiress Portia, he believes it will be simple to repay his debtor Shylock. But a spate of bad luck causes Antonio to default, and Shylock demands a pound of flesh in accordance with their agreement. Bassanio, now married to Portia, offers to repay Antonio's debt, but Shylock refuses. With time running out, Portia disguises herself as a lawyer and desperately seeks a legal loophole to save Antonio. But will she be too late?