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  • White Rose Award Winner
  • Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Award - Highly Recommended

Theatre, Tue 5 - Wed 6 Nov 2019

WHITE ROSE AWARD WINNER 2017, REYTA HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Karl Andre Photography

Karl Andre Photography

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‘The world is still deceived by ornament’

Venice is a multi-cultural melting pot and the trading centre of the world, a place where everything has a value. High stakes are placed on beauty and choices are made on appearance rather than reality.

But when one of three boxes holds all you’ve ever wanted, should you really decide on looks alone?

First Encounters with Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice is a new production specially created for 7-13 year olds. Directed by Robin Belfield, it uses an edited version of the original text to bring Shakespeare’s story of justice and mercy to life in just 90 minutes.

In collaboration with our regional theatre partners and Associate Schools, this production also sees 24 young actors from the RSC’s Next Generation Company take on the parts of Jessica and Lorenzo, the two young people caught up in a clash between family, money and culture.

Running Time: 90 minutes
Recommended Age: 7-13 years

Drama Deal
See more for less. Other shows that apply: The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Strangers on a Trainset, No Man's Land.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Facilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Dates Times
Tue 5 - Wed 6 Nov 2019

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    Contact

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    Address

    50 Ferensway,
    Hull,
    HU2 8LB

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    Directions

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    Map reference: TA 091290  Lat: 53.74624 Long: -0.34641

    By Road:
    Turn onto the A63 at jct 38 of the M62 travelling East into Hull. Once on the A63 you will go under the Humber Bridge and you are about 5 miles away. As you approach the city centre you will come past The Junction Retail Park on your right. Ignore the exit marked for the ring road, yours is the next one signed for local traffic/infirmary. Come off to the left and follow the exit road round until you come to a large-ish roundabout. Take the second exit off the roundabout following signs for

    By Public Transport:
    Hull Truck is a two minute walk from Paragon Interchange in Hull City Centre. Walk towards St. Stephen's Shopping Centre across the road keep walking straight passed and you will see Hull Truck Theatre.

    Parking
    Parking is available in St Stephen's Shopping Centre for £1 after 6pm. Please check prices before 6pm.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Paragon Interchange station

    Facilities

    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality