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Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
Measure for Measure
by William Shakespeare
Vienna is in an uproar as Angelo, the Duke’s surrogate, enforces a strict moral code on sex. But Angelo is unable to abide by his own standards and uses his power to compel Isabella to exchange her chastity for her brother Claudio’s life. Set in a disjointed urban world where convents and brothels stand side by side, Shakespeare speaks to our current climate through this story about justice, morality, and mercy.
Run Time: Approximately 2.5 hours with intermission.
Friday, July 2 8 p.m. – Preview Performance
Saturday, July 3 8 p.m. – Opening Night Performance
Tuesday, July 13 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 14 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 17 8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 21 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 22 7:30 p.m.
Friday, July 23 8 p.m.
Sunday, July 25 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 27 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 31 8 p.m.
Sunday, August 1 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 4 7:30 p.m.
Please note: The performance schedule for Measure for Measure and The Winter’s Tale changed on 04/28/21. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.
Measure for Measure is part of the 2021 summer season of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. For more information on the Festival, please visit the links below: