http://www.bloomberg.com/research/markets/news/article.asp?docKey=600-201601270429M2______EUPR_____84950000038e14f8_3600-1 DAVID SERERO stars in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, NABUCCO and OTHELLO at the Center for Jewish History, New York, in 2016 New York, United States- Three Sephardic-themed productions -- two Shakespeare classics and a Verdi opera -- will be presented in 2016 Off-Broadway in the theater located at the Center for Jewish History (15 W. 16 St.) in New York City, st
David Serero smiles when he describes his new role as Shylock in a musical Merchant of Venice that premiered in New York last week.
“There are many ways to play Shylock,” he says.
“The last person to play Shylock in New York was Al Pacino, but all the biggest Jewish actors, like Jacob Adler, played Shylock as a villain. Shylock is the bad guy. Even today, in the finance world, when we call someone a ‘shylock,’ we mean he’s a bad guy who will kill for money.
“The way I d