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University of Minnesota Morris production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare and directed by Anne M. Ellis.

Synopsis: The play's plot features its protagonist, Duke Vincentio of Vienna, stepping out from public life to observe the affairs of the city under the governance of his deputy, Angelo. Angelo's harsh and ascetic public image is compared to his abhorrent personal conduct once in office, in which he exploits his power to procure a sexual favor from Isabella, whom he considers enigmatically beautiful.

Publication Date

5-1996

Keywords

Theater programs, Theater

Disciplines

Theatre and Performance Studies

Measure for Measure, May 16-18, 1996

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