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  • Director Karin Coonrod and Compagnia de’ Colombari at Casa Italiana
    In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the foundation of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice and the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, "The Merchant in Venice" was produced by Italian Theater company Compagnia de’ Colombari to be performed in the Venetian Jewish Ghetto for the first time in history. Cast members and the director, Karin Coorod, answer questions about the challenges and success of the production.