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Measure for Measure
Shakespeare’s play that explores the morality of criminal justice, and of the human heart
Opening Marin Shakespeare Company‘s 30th Anniversary Season will be a contemporary design production of MEASURE FOR MEASURE.
With scenes set in San Quentin State Prison, where the company has offered Shakespeare in Prison for the past 16 years.
Artistic Director Robert Currier, who directs, looks forward to exploring this play about criminal justice, hypocrisy, and sexual harassment with actors and audience.
“There’s no other Shakespeare play that is as relevant today as MEASURE FOR MEASURE,” says Currier, “and for our audiences, many of whom have been to San Quentin to see inmate performances of Shakespeare plays, this setting will resonate in a way that is personal and immediate.”
Cast includes Luisa Frasconi, Joseph Patrick O’Malley, Brennan Pickman-Thoon, and Patrick Russell.
Fri 6/28 – Preview
Sat 6/29 – Opening Night and Celebration
Fri 7/5 – Pre-show Conversation at 7:15 pm
Sat 7/6, 7/13, 7/20 – Shakespeare Dinners – available ONLY with 48-hour reservation, additional $35
Sun 7/7 – Senior Day with post-show Q&A – half price for those aged 65 or older
Sun 7/14 – Family Day – free for family members 18 and under
Fri 7/19 – Pre-show Conversation at 7:15 pm
Sun 7/21 – Closing Performance
At the door or online:
$38 - General
$35 - Senior
$12 - Youth (12 and under)
Preview - Friday, 6/28:
$16 - General
$10 - Youth
"Pay-Your-Age" at the door on day of performance, for those aged 26-34
Season tickets are also available which include admission to one performance of each play, reserved VIP seating with seat cushion, and complimentary date exchanges on tickets.
Additional time info:
Thu/Fri/Sat evenings - 8:00 pm (Pre-show conversations, 7:15 pm - Friday 7/5 and 7/19 only)
Sunday matinees - 4:00 pm
Forest Meadows Amphitheatre opens one hour before curtain for picnicking; snacks, wine, beer, soft drinks are available for sale at the venue, or bring your own. Warm clothing and blankets are suggested for evening shows.
890 Belle Ave, San Rafael, CA 94901