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Measure for Measure
- by William Shakespeare
- directed by Catherine Weidner
1914 Austria. Shakespeare’s dark comedy of corruption and desire juxtaposes the pristine streets of Vienna with the beds, jails, and shadows of the city’s underbelly. When the Duke leaves his lord Angelo in charge of the city, Angelo begins a moral crackdown that threatens the life of Claudio and his marriage with Juliet. Can his sister Isabella – an aspiring nun – save his life without losing her virtue? Will the Duke intervene in time?
- April 19, 2013 - April 28, 2013
- Previews : 4/17 & 4/18
- DEPAUL'S MERLE RESKIN THEATRE
- (312) 922-1999
- The cast features
Ruben Adorno (Claudio), Stephanie Andrea Barron (Mariana), George Booker (Escalus), Michael C. Countryman (Friar Thomas), Sara Fidelholtz (Francesca), Sam Henning (Juliet), Kiandra Layne (The Provost), Erica Murphy (Isabella), Jason Rohn (Barnadine/Froth), Rejinal Simon (Elbow), Joseff Stevenson (Angelo), Nathan Streifel (Lucio), Sam Tank (Pompey), Kelsey Ann Wacker (Mistress Overdone), Sean Wiberg (The Duke), Justin Wade Wilson (Abhorson).
The production team includes scenic design by Ingrid Larson, costume design by Chloe Patten, lighting design by Garvin Jellison, sound design by Nick Keenan, dramaturgy by Catherine Miller, and stage management by Jean E. Compton.