Shakespeare's Globe

The Merchant of Venice

August 4 - 14, 2016

at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

A World's Stage Production from the UK
written by William Shakespeare
directed by Jonathan Munby
starring Jonathan Pryce

Jonathan Pryce


Mr. Pryce’s previous work with Shakespeare’s Globe includes The Merchant of Venice. Other theater credits include: King Lear (Almeida); The Caretaker (Liverpool Everyman/Theatre Royal Bath/ Trafalgar Studios/World Tour); Dimetos (Donmar); Glengarry Glen Ross (Apollo); The Goat or Who is Sylvia (Almeida/Apollo); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Broadway); My Fair Lady (National Theatre/Drury Lane); Oliver! (Palladium); Miss Saigon (Drury Lane–Tony, Drama Desk, Olivier and Outer Circle Critics’ Awards for Best Actor in a Musical); Hamlet (Royal Court–Olivier Award for Best Actor); and Comedians (Old Vic/Broadway–Tony Award for Best Actor). Film credits include: The White King, The Healer, Dough, The Salvation, Listen Up Philip, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Hysteria, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, My Zinc Bed, Leatherheads, The Affair of the Necklace, Pirates of the Caribbean (1, 2 & 3); The Brothers Grimm, Tomorrow Never Dies, Regeneration, Evita, Carrington (Cannes Film Festival and Evening Standard Awards: Best Actor and BAFTA Award Nomination); The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Glengarry Glen Ross, Brazil and Something Wicked This Way Comes. Television credits include: Game of Thrones, Wolf Hall, Cranford: Return to Cranford (Emmy Nomination: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama); Barbarians at the Gate (Emmy and Golden Globe Nominations: Best Actor); Great Moments in Aviation, Selling Hitler and The Man from the Pru. Mr. Pryce trained at RADA.

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