New Month, New Play: Measure for Measure!

So. All’s Well That Ends Well has ended. And we have a new play: Measure for Measure!

Another of the so-called “problem plays” or “dark comedies,” we’re going to see the rancid sex trade of Vienna as well as the seamy underbelly of its government… and if that doesn’t scream “good times!” I just don’t know how to please you guys…

Joseph Haworth (www.josephhaworth.com)
Joseph Haworth (www.josephhaworth.com)

 

Folger Digital Image Collection: Measure for measure, a set of seven original drawings [graphic]
Folger Digital Image Collection: Measure for measure, a set of seven original drawings [graphic]
As a tease, here are some images I found for a production of Measure for Measure done back in the late 1970’s with Meryl Streep as Isabella…

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library.
Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. “John Cazale and Meryl Streep in the stage production Measure for Measure.” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976.
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I would LOVE to find some video of this…

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