Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure - Spring 2012
By William Shakespeare

27th March – 31st March 2012

Sex and corruption. Power and vulnerability. Faith and purity. Shakespeare’s play relocates to 1960, year of the infamous ‘Lady Chatterley’ obscenity trial.

A crackdown on immorality leads to a death sentence for unmarried father-to-be Claudio. His sister Isabella – a soon-to-be ordained novice – begs for his life; and a strong-in-public, weak-in-private leader makes a literally soul-destroying offer.
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