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Royal Shakespeare Company's 'The Merchant of Venice' debuts Sept. 13 at Sedona International Film Festival

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s new production of “The Merchant of Venice” makes its Sedona big-screen debut on Sunday, Sept. 13. (Courtesy photo)

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s new production of “The Merchant of Venice” makes its Sedona big-screen debut on Sunday, Sept. 13. (Courtesy photo)

The Royal Shakespeare Company's extraordinary new production of "The Merchant of Venice" makes its Sedona big-screen debut on Sunday, Sept. 13. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the high-definition premiere of William Shakespeare's renowned play from its home in Stratford-Upon-Avon. There will be one show at 1 p.m. at the festival's Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

"The Merchant of Venice" is directed by Polly Findlay, in her first Shakespeare production for the RSC. She has directed "Protest Song" and "Treasure Island" at the National Theatre of London.

Everyone at the Royal Shakespeare Company, from actors to technicians, milliners to musicians, plays a part in creating the world you see on stage. "The Merchant of Venice" will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13. Tickets are $15, or $12.50 for Film Festival members. Tickets are available in advance at the Sedona International Film Festival office or by calling 928-282-1177. Both the theater and film festival office are at 2030 W. Highway 89A in west Sedona. For more information, visit: www.SedonaFilmFestival.org.