Jessica played by Pippa Nixon
The Merchant Of Venice (2007)
Written by: William Shakespeare
Pippa Nixon played Jessica in the 2007 production of The Merchant Of Venice.
This is Pippa's final blog post. This week she discusses how the first performances have progressed, taking over the role of Nerissa and rehearsing for a new play.
In her penultimate blog post Pippa discusses this week's technical rehearsals, hwo she feels about the upcoming first performance and rehearsing in costume for the first time.
This week Pippa discusses how running the play has helped makes sense of her character, creating a sense of division between Christian and Jewish characters and the role of women in the play.
In her second blog post Pippa discusses further her interpretation of Jessica: how does she feel performing the elopement scene? How did Jessica's mother die? And will her relationship with Lorenzo last?
This is Pippa's first blog post. This week she discusses how she became an actor, how the first week of rehearsals has progressed, and her first impressions of Jessica.