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The birth of Shylock and the death of Zero Mostel

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Published by Fromm International in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Wesker, Arnold, 1932- -- Stage history -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Wesker, Arnold, 1932-,
    • Wesker, Arnold, 1932- -- Diaries,
    • Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977,
    • Theater -- Production and direction -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century,
    • British -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century,
    • Dramatists, English -- 20th century -- Diaries,
    • Shylock (Fictitious character)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementArnold Wesker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6073.E75 Z465 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL35075M
      ISBN 100880642386
      LC Control Number99019623


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The Birth of Shylock and the Death of Zero Mostel. Shakespeare's Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, the epitome of money-grabbing avarice and cruelty is, Arnold Wesker believes, "a libel on the Jews" and a reflection of Elizabethan racism/5.

Wesker, one of Britain's most revered playwrights, decided to create a counter portrait to the Bard's offensive character by writing his own play, Shylock, in which the Jew is compassionate, intelligent, and deeply moral.

John Dexter, the The birth of Shylock and the death of Zero Mostel book director, arranged to have it open on Broadway in with Zero Mostel in the : Arnold Wesker. The Birth of Shylock & the Death of Zero Mostel by Arnold Wesker. Shakespeare's Shylock in The Merchant of Venice--the epitome of money-grabbing avarice and cruelty.

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Birth of Shylock & the Death of Zero Mostel Hardcover – 1 May by Arnold Wesker (Author)/5(2). Get this from a library. The birth of Shylock & the death of Zero Mostel. [Arnold Wesker]. Wesker wrote a book, The Birth of Shylock and the Death of Zero Mostel, chronicling the entire process from initial submissions and rejections of the play through to rehearsals, Zero's death, and the disappointment of the critical reception for the Broadway : 24 MayStepney, London.

This brings us to The Birth of Shylock and The Death of Zero Mostel. During the rehearsals of the new play inBritish playwright Arnold Wesker found out that three other people involved in the production were keeping journals.

Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on Febru in Brooklyn, New York, one of eight children of an Orthodox Jewish family. Raised in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the young The birth of Shylock and the death of Zero Mostel book, known as Sammy, developed his talent for painting and drawing at art classes provided by the Educational Alliance, an institution serving The birth of Shylock and the death of Zero Mostel book immigrants and their children.

He wrote a book about the play inThe Birth of Shylock and the Death of Zero Mostel. In this play, Shylock is a good man and Antonio's, the title character in Shakespeare's play, good friend.

They bond in their love of knowledge and mutual dislike of the antisemitism in their community. Wesker wrote a book chronicling the out-of-town tribulations that beset the play and culminated in Zero's death called The Birth of Shylock and the Death of Zero Mostel.

In accordance with his final requests, his family did not stage any funeral or other memorial service to mark his death. The birth of Shylock and the death of Zero Mostel: diary of a play to [Arnold Wesker] -- Wesker relates the history of his play "Shylock, " from the inception of the idea, through its failure on Broadway (partly due to the death of the star, Zero Mostel), to its rejection by London.

''The Birth of Shylock and the Death of Zero Mostel'' can also make the reader feel like an insider in the ego-ridden, collaborative world of the theater. Wesker was inspired to create a. British playwright Arnold Wesker will read selections from his new book, "The Birth of Shylock and the Death of Zero Mostel," at PM, at Manhattan Theatre Club ( W.

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Advance sales reportedly had reached $2 million, largely on the fame of its star, but Mostel's death of an aneurysm during previews in Philadelphia sent the entire enterprise into a tailspin. His book The Birth of Shylock and the Death of Zero Mostel () is an account of the unhappy production of his play Shylock (), (previously named The Merchant) on Broadway inwhen Zero Mostel died after the first Of Birth: London, England.

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