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Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
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2018/19 Season

Measure for Measure
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Charles McMahon
Now - April 21, 2019

When the power of the State is put in the service of one man's lust, Shakespeare creates one of his greatest heroines to combat the abuse. Isabella's courage and brilliance are called upon to fight back against power, corruption, and sexual blackmail. This major play in the Bard's canon will surprise and move modern audiences with its timely insights into human motivation and resilience.

Running Time: Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including one brief intermission

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The Cast

Chris Anthony
Chris Anthony
Claudio / Ensemble
Kirk Wendell Brown
Kirk Wendell Brown
Escalus / Ensemble
Ben Dibble
Ben Dibble
Angelo / Ensemble
Adam Hammet
Adam Hammet
Pompey / Ensemble
Claire Inie-Richards
Claire Inie-Richards
Isabella / Ensemble
Anthony Lawton
Anthony Lawton
The Duke / Ensemble
Jered McLenigan
Jered McLenigan
Lucio / Barnardine / Ensemble
Charlotte Northeast
Charlotte Northeast
Mistress Overdone / Mariana / Ensemble

The Creative Team

Dirk Durossette, Scenic Designer  •  Janus Stefanowicz, Costume Designer  •  Drew Billiau, Lighting Designer  •  Mary Kate Smyser, Sound Designer  •  Rebecca Smith, AEA Stage Manager  •  David Bardeen, Assistant Director  •  Janet Embree, Production Manager
Special Performances & Events

  • Previews: Thursday 3/14 - Tuesday 3/19
  • In Conversation with Charles McMahon: Join us at the Independence Branch of the Free Library on Monday 3/18 at 4PM as Measure for Measure director Charles McMahon discusses Shakespeare's gripping story of justice, hypocrisy, mercy, and redemption. FREE.
  • Opening Night: Wednesday 3/20 at 7PM
  • Artists in Conversation: Post-show discussions with the artists immediately follow 2PM performances on Sunday 3/24, Wednesday 3/27, Sunday 3/31, and Wednesday 4/3.
  • Lantern Pub Night: Join us in the lobby after the performance on Friday 3/29 for lively conversation with members of the cast and crew over complimentary pub beverages.
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Header Photo: Geneviêve Perrier and Charlie DelMarcelle in A Child's Christmas in Wales (2014); Kittson O'Neill, Maxwell Eddy, and Alex Boyle in Arcadia (2014); Damon Bonetti, Daniel Fredrick, and Dave Johnson in The Hound of the Baskervilles (2015); and Kirk Wendell Brown and Peter DeLaurier in The Train Driver (2014). Photos by Mark Garvin.

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