Measure for Measure

July 4 - August 31, 2019

A Canadian Stage production in collaboration with the Department of Theatre, School of the Arts, Media and Performance & Design at York University

Playwright(s): William Shakespeare

Directed by:
Severn Thompson

Duke Vincentio suspects he’s too lenient a ruler & leaves Lord Angelo in charge. The Duke disguises himself as a Friar to observe Angelo. Claudio is arrested for impregnating Juliet. When Claudio's sister Isabella, pleads to Angelo for mercy, he proposes she give up her virginity for her brother. The Duke/Friar overhears & enlists Isabella to save Claudio through a trick, & is secretly replaced with Mariana. Angelo still orders Claudio’s death. The Duke/Friar arranges to fake his execution.

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