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

Rachel Pickup


Ms. Pickup’s previous work with Shakespeare’s Globe includes The Merchant of Venice. US theater credits include: The Cottage, Brilliance (New York); Private Lives (Hartford); History of Shakespeare’s Plays Uncovered (New York); King Lear (Theatre for a New Audience, New York); Act Without Words, Airswimming, Dancing at Lughnasa (Irish Rep, New York); and An Ideal Husband (Washington Shakespeare Theatre, DC). UK theater credits include: Bedroom Farce (West End), Love’s Labour’s Lost, Miss Julie (Rose Theatre–Critics’ Circle nomination for Best Actress); King Lear (Old Vic); The 39 Steps (The Criterion, West End); Julius Caesar, All’s Well That Ends Well, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Troilus and Cressida, Dr. Foster, Paradox (RSC); Three Sisters (Birmingham Repertory Theatre); Way Upstream (Sheffield); Fortune’s Fool (Chichester); and The Sea (Chichester). Film credits include: Wonder Woman, Schadenfreude, Chronic, AKA, Basil and ESN. Television credits include: 50 Ways to Kill Your Lover, Elementary, Small Island, Garrow’s Law, Midsomer Murders, House of Anubis, Victoria and Albert, Holby City, Doctors and Dogtown. Ms. Pickup trained at RADA.

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