RSC Live: Measure For Measure
31 Jul 2019
- Running time: tbc
- Dir: Gregory Doran
- Cast includes: Lucy Phelps, Antony Byrne, Sandy Gierson
“To whom should I complain?”
When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her.
Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, directs this new production broadcast live from Stratford-upon-Avon.