However, i will keep a separate page listing each play i’ve read with links to any comments i would make of that particular play see: list of shakespeare’s play’s i’ve read and commented on comments on measure for measure this play was a delightful read there was a two-pronged area of interest to me first there were the character studies. For many audiences, shakespeare’s plays are produced on a grand scale, in an outdoor space, often paired with unnecessary spectacle, and the resetting/reimagining of the show in a different time period lbsc bucks these trends and keeps measure for measure in the elizabethan period with costumes and a familiar setting.
‘measure for measure’ review: problem-solving shakespeare’s play davis mccallum pulls off a successful staging of one of shakespeare’s problem plays at the hudson valley shakespeare festival. Measure for measure doesn’t immediately seem a political play in the way of julius caesar, macbeth or even king john, but its subject is the experience of being ruled – even, in a parody of democracy, offering spectators a choice between two types of ruler.
A theater review on monday about a production of “measure for measure” at the polonsky shakespeare center described one element of the production incorrectly before the play starts, a pre-show announcement informs theatergoers in the lobby that they may enter the auditorium through a series of lower-level corridors designated as miss overdone’s brothel or through the usual entrance upstairs. ― william shakespeare, measure for measure let me start this review with a personal bias -- i prefer it when politicos pretend to be priests, rather than when priests pretend to be politicos apparently, shakespeare is on my side measure for measure is one of shakespeare's dark comedies or problem plays like troilus and cressida and all's well that ends well it is certainly dark.
Directors drawn to “measure for measure” often accentuate the play’s pessimistic, almost poisonous view of humanity measure for measure by william shakespeare a version of this.
Isabella (anna khalilulina) is dragged from angelo (andrei kuzichev) in measure for measure photograph: prudence upton t hree large, blood red cubes spin to reveal their contents to the audience: a couple fornicating in one, a nun praying in another, and a hooded man condemned to die in the third.