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(Stirling) In 1861, Edwin Booth presented a Shylock that was not particularly innovative. Booth's played Shylock as a man who is so disappointed in his fortune, and so obsessed with his revenge, that he pauses and seems to choke when he tries to articulate these things. “He is, in Booth's portrayal, a kind of emotional cripple...
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“He is, in Booth's portrayal, a kind of emotional cripple.”(Stirling) As was traditional in the 19th century, Booth, being the producer, omitted the last act to emphasize Shylock’s story. Henry Irving was arguably the first person to create Shylock as a truly sympathetic character. His production of Merchant opened at the Star Theater in New York on November 6th, 1883...
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