WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S MERCHANT OF VENICE
The Theatre Club of the Student Bar Association School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus organized a students’ performance of the Trial Scene of the William Shakespeare’s play, Merchant of Venice, Act IV.
The event was conducted to bring to the students’ notice a skillful examination of the tension between law and equity. The event was scheduled to be held on 17th December 2021.
The students’ performances were conceptualized by Ms Christine Elizabeth Samuel, Dr Sunil John, and Ms Amrutha Valavi. The play was directed by Ajay Thakur, a Third Year BBA LLB student. The event began at 11:15 AM. on Friday Rev Fr Dr Jossy P George addressed the audience and Dr Sunil John gave a brief introduction of the play along with its legal significance. The recorded trial scene by the first, second, and third-year LLB students in the Moot Court brought the themes of justice, revenge, mercy, love, marriage, and friendship of the play to the forefront.