Monday, November 14, 2016

A Unique Addition to a Classic Theater Presentation

Make a Mask Before Viewing "Th Merchant of Venice" at PICT

MASKS & MERCHANT - November 18th

Join PICT Theatre for a fun-filled night of creativity and drama, as they begin in the studio at Union Project, 801 N. Negley Avenue in Pittsburgh, for ceramics night. You'll learn to make a mask - Venetian style!

What Venetian night would be complete without a little wine and cheese. Culminate the experience with Shakespeare's tale, The Merchant of Venice. Ceramics studio begins at 6 p.m. and show begins at 8 p.m.

Synopsis of “The Merchant of Venice”

One pound of flesh is the price demanded for a loan gone unrepaid. In a reimagined setting of the 1930s, the deal is struck by Jewish moneylender Shylock, who is too jaded for negotiation. The stunning, noble Portia fights back against his unfair terms, and the resulting verdict leaves one questioning whether justice is necessarily just.

This is one of Shakespeare’s best-known plays, with some of his most adored and vilified characters, telling a complex tale of love, deception and consequence. Appropriate for all ages.

For tickets, phone (412) 561-6000.

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