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MEASURE FOR MEASURE

by William Shakespeare

Directed by Geoffrey Horne. Assistant Directed by Tatiana Kazakis.

The Lee Strasberg Theatre

Synopsis: The story of the plot centers on Angelo who has been empowered by the Duke of Vienna to rule, while he wanders disguised as a Friar, to investigate the moral corruption and decay of his city. Angelo enforces an old law of the city against pre-marital sex, and condemns Claudio, a young gentleman, to death for fornication. Claudio’s sister, Isabella, pleads for her brother’s life. Angelo’s lust is aroused and he attempts to blackmail Isabella into having sex with him. Fortunately, the Duke overhears and now takes control of the action.

Featuring: Luke Edward Smith, Billie Andersson, Alexander Doherty, Andrew Leidal, Anton Obeid, Evan Olson, Eric Campos, Mike Turner, Kelsey Torstveit, Schuyler Winter Jr, Hamish Carmichael, Julia Peterson, Galla Borowski, Alejandro Stein, Victor Cervantes

Creative Team:

Stage Manager: Tatiana Kazakis

Lighting Design: Ronald Nocera

Scenic Painting: Elinor Evelyn

Fight Choreographer: J. Allen Suddeth

Original Music by: John Dowland, Orlando Gibbons, Andrew Leidal and Kelsey Torstveit