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Vassar College and New York Stage and Film Present Powerhouse Theater

Measure for Measure

July 13, 14, 15, 2018

In the Environmental Cooperative at the Vassar Barns

By William Shakespeare
Adapted and Directed by Andrew Willis-Woodward

In a time that could be now and a place that could be here, a "fair, virtuous maid" is forced to plead to the government for her brother's life. Surely the stern, well-reputed Deputy will listen, without abusing his power over her. If not the Deputy, surely the all-powerful Duke, upon hearing her plight, will hear her without any thought for himself? If not the Duke, surely a lord, or some other official, or a friend, or even her brother? Questions of law, authority, power, and patriarchy are explored in a new ensemble adaptation of Measure for Measure, with music and movement created by the cast.

Free and open to the public. No ticket required.