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Following a critically acclaimed run at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, RSC artistic director Gregory Doran's visceral iteration of Measure For Measure lights up the Barbican Theatre stage for a strictly limited two month run at the end of 2019. An electrifying battle between spirituality and secularism, the production has been hailed the jewel in the crown of the RSC's summer programming thanks to its revolutionary new staging.
Transporting the on stage tensions from the early 1600s Vienna to 1900s Vienna, where glittering waltzes and the toast of Art Nouveau society hides corruption and hypocrisy. The story centres around the fate of Claudio, newly imprisoned by an over-pious, seemingly virtuous acting leader of the city Lord Angelo for impregnating his lover Juliet out of wedlock. Claudio's sister Isabella, a novice nun, faces a dilemma of moral proportions when she asks Angelo to save her brother from the executioner's block and Angelo propositions her in return for his freedom.
Opening night: 12 November 2019
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