The Jew of Malta

This specific production does not yet have a description, but the play itself does:

The Jew of Malta (full title: The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew of Malta) is a play by Christopher Marlowe, written in 1589 or 1590. The plot primarily revolves around a Maltese Jewish merchant named Barabas. The original story combines religious conflict, intrigue, and revenge, set against a backdrop of the struggle for supremacy between Spain and the Ottoman Empire in the Mediterranean that takes place on the island of Malta. There has been extensive debate about the play’s portrayal of Jews and how Elizabethan audiences would have viewed it.

Cast & Crew

Cast

1st Merchant seaman
2nd Merchant Seaman
Abbess
Abigail
Barabas
Bellamira
Callapine
Callapine
Don Mathias
Ferneze
First Jew
First Knight
Friar Bernardine
Friar Jacomo
Ithamore
Jew 2
Katherine
Knight Officer
Knight Officer
Knight Officer
Lodowick
Moorish Slave
Nun
Pilia-Borza
Selim-Calymath
Slave Girl
Soldier
Soldier
Soldier
Third Jew
Turkish Slave

Crew

Designer
Director
Light Designer
Music by
Playwright

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