Measure for Measure

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Martha Henry

Tom Patterson Theatre
May 18 to September 28
Opens May 29
 

Approximate running time:
2 hrs 45 min, including one interval
  
Production Sponsor
RBC

 
About the Play 
Reviving draconian laws to combat immorality in Vienna, the temporary governor Angelo sentences a young man, Claudio, to death for fornication. But Angelo’s own moral failings become apparent when Claudio’s devout sister, Isabella, pleads with him for her brother’s life, only to be presented with a shocking ultimatum.
 
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Audience Advisory
Of most interest to audiences aged 12 and up. The story deals with mature themes and hinges upon an attempt at sexual coercion.

You May Also Want to See: Romeo and Juliet, which also explores the related themes of repression and rebellion, which frequently go hand in hand.


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