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Measure for Measure

Synopsis

‘To whom should I complain?’

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her.

Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director Gregory Doran directs this new production.

Direct from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, the Royal Shakespeare Company returns to the Theatre Royal with a season of exhilarating Shakespeare plays bursting with contemporary resonance.

Opening the season is Shakespeare’s dark comedy, Measure for Measure. Directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran, this intense and compelling production is shockingly relevant for today. Following this, an imaginative new take on Shakespeare’s riotous comedy As You Like It, directed by Kimberley Sykes. Come on a journey of laughter, romance and self-discovery and completing the season is

Event details

Sat 7 Mar 2020, 1:30pm

Captioned in house by Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC)

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Venue details

Nottingham Theatre Royal
Theatre Square
Nottingham
NG1 5ND

Phone: 0115 989 5609

Email: emily.noakes@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Website: Nottingham Theatre Royal

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