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Meet the Actors: Sorab Wadia as Shylock #1 / Graziano


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Born in Bombay, India, Sorab Wadia has performed internationally as an actor and singer in an eclectic mélange of projects ranging from The Play of Daniel, a medieval music-drama, to the notorious Jihad! The Musical on London’s West End.  He garnered rave reviews for his performance as Ali Hakim on the U.S. National Tour of Trevor Nunn’s production of Oklahoma!   Sorab tours internationally with Kite Runner, a one-man play directed by Wynn Handman.  Off-Broadway shows include Karin Coonrod’s production of The TempestBunty Berman Presents… (The New Group) & Nymph Errant.  TV credits include Madame Secretary, Law & Order: SVU, 30 RockChapelle’s Show. Films include The Spectacular Jihad of Taz Rahim, Suburban Girl, & Hiding Divya.  Among his many opera productions are Les contes d’Hoffmann, Lakmé, Ariadne auf Naxos (Israel), Nozze di Figaro, L’enfant et les sortilèges (Italy), La Traviata & Madama Butterfly (USA).

He is thrilled to be back working with Karin Coonrod on The Merchant in Venice.