The Merchant of Venice: a conversation with Rachel Pickup and Dorothea Myer-Bennet

Lucia: Jonathan told us that tonight is going be the last show. Rachel: Yes: We have done 103 shows including last year. This year we have done 71 shows. Dorothea: We’ve been in London, Liverpool, China and in America.. Leaticia: Do you have different feelings performing the same play in different places? Rachel: Yes, definitely. Our audience is so different. We’ve done two shows here. … Continua a leggere The Merchant of Venice: a conversation with Rachel Pickup and Dorothea Myer-Bennet

The Merchant of Venice: a conversation with the director Jonathan Munby

The day after attending Shakespeare’s “The Merchant of Venice” at Teatro Goldoni, we students from Linea 20 were given the chance to have a chat with the director and some actors from the play. Here is our interview. Elena: So, what was your approach to the original text? Did you change something? Jonathan Munby: I have made some cuts, but not many. I have stuck … Continua a leggere The Merchant of Venice: a conversation with the director Jonathan Munby

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HUMANS OF VENICE #1

#1 “La prima pasticceria Tonolo è stata aperta a Mirano nel 1886, e c’è ancora, poi hanno aperto questa nel 1954, sempre a conduzione familiare: prima c’era la zia, ora c’è il nipote, poi ci saranno i figli…e continuiamo a lavorare sempre allo stesso modo, puntando soprattutto alla qualità. Ad esempio, la nostra focaccia viene ancora preparata secondo la ricetta ideata dal trisnonno del signor … Continua a leggere HUMANS OF VENICE #1