“★★★1/2 (OUT OF 4)” –Chicago Tribune
His city caught in a moral free-fall, the Duke of Vienna hands over power to Lord Angelo, who enforces long-dormant codes of chastity with zealous fervor. When a pious young nun pleads for the life of her condemned brother, Angelo’s response reveals a web of desire, deception and hypocrisy that infects every corner of society. Robert Falls’ daring production takes us into the heart of Shakespeare’s dark comedy, in which virtue and vice collide—and lust and the law are inextricably entwined.
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- Measure for Measure contains violence and strong sexual themes and is intended for mature audiences.
Measure for Measure is part of our Encore streaming series.
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