Group to read ‘Merchant’

MARQUETTE – Shakespeare Readers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room for a reading of “The Merchant of Venice.”

Written in approximately 1596, “The Merchant of Venice” is one of Shakespeare’s comedies, best known for its dramatic scenes. Set in 16th century Venice, the play revolves around a merchant who must default on a large loan from an abused Jewish moneylender for a friend with romantic ambitions.

Shakespeare Readers meet the first Wednesday of each month; new members are welcome.

For information, call 226-4318 or visit