- The Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, written between 1596 and 1598.
"Venice - La Dominante, The Queen of The Adriatic, the most beautiful place on Earth. A city of masked lovers, dark corners, golden arches and excessive wealth. But all that glisters is not gold "
The story revolves around fallen noble man Bassanio, his wealthy friend Antonio and money lender Shylock, through whom Bassanio hopes to fund his journey to Belmont in order to woo the beauty (and heiress) Portia.