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Measure for Measure archiveIn a dark and sinful city, where fear prevails, no one is safe - not even those who have given their lives to God. Isabella is a novice nun, committed to her vows of chastity. Claudio her brother enjoys the company of prostitutes and pleasures of the flesh. In a city where vice is rife, Duke Vincentio has lost control and disappears from public life leaving his cousin Angelo to rule in his place. Angelo begins by reinstating old laws long forgotten...laws that condemn those to death for having sex outside of marriage. It is not long before Claudio is caught. When Claudio summons Isabella to his aid however, Angelo himself is tempted to fall and presents Isabella with an impossible choice; perpetual damnation or her brother's life?
Performers Romola Garai (Isabella), Paul Ready (Angelo), Zubin Varla (Duke), Hammed Animashaun (Elbow/Provost), Tom Edden (Pompey), Ivanno Jeremiah (Claudio), John Mackay (Lucio), Sarah Malin (Escalus), Natalie Simpson (Juliet), Cath Whitefield (Mariana), Matthew Wynn.
Author Shakespeare. Producer Young Vic. Director Joe Hill-Gibbins. Design Miriam Buether. Lighting James Farncombe. Choreographer Imogen Knight. Costume Nicky Gillibrand. Sound Paul Arditti.

Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure (Play) production archive for QTIX code T633126605. Details of all Measure for Measure archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4194

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