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Performance

VenueShakespeare's Globe Theatre
Other spaces: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Inigo Jones, Globe Education Centre Theatre (Park Street)
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From20th June 2015
Opened1st July 2015
To17th October 2015
When19:30. Sun 13:00, 18:30. Tue,Wed,Fri Mats 14:00
What is currently on at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (V165)
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

Measure for Measure

Measure for MeasureT01449566932
In 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?
Author Shakespeare


Archive :: production:T01449566932, play:S4194, venue:V165
Current production:Work

Production details

Special Performances


  • 12 Sep 15 Sign Interpreted
  • 17 Sep 15 Captioned
  • 3 Oct 15 Audio Described

Company

Producer Shakespeare's Globe
Producer Royal and Derngate
Director Dominic Dromgoole
Design Jonathan Fensom
Music Claire van Kampen
Performer Naana Agyei-Ampadu (Juliet)
Performer Kurt Egyiawan (Angelo)
Performer Trevor Fox (Pompey)
Performer Mariah Gale (Isabella)
Performer Dennis Herdman (Froth/Friar Thomas)
Performer Rosie Hilal (Mariana)
Performer James Lailey (Abhorson/Friar Peter)
Performer Joel MacCormack (Claudio)
Performer Petra Massey (Mistress Overdone)
Performer Dean Nolan (Elbow/Barnadine)
Performer Brendan O'Hea (Lucio)
Performer Paul Rider (Escalus)
Performer Dominic Rowan (Duke Vincentio)
Performer Dickon Tyrrell (Provost)

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