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Royal Shakespeare Company – Measure For Measure

Presented by California Film Institute at Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, San Rafael CA

Sep 16 2019
Royal Shakespeare Company – Measure For Measure

Shakespeare’s 400-year-old work – resonant and relevant in this masterful production

Measure for Measure, written between 1603 and 1604, has graced the RSC stage numerous times, with various roles realised by acting luminaries John Gielgud, Dame Judi Dench, Jonathan Pryce, and Ben Kingsley, to name a few.

A compelling look at abuses of power in a Vienna beset with brothels and loose morality, a young novice nun fears compromise by a corrupt official, who offers to save her imprisoned brother in exchange for sex. When she threatens to expose him, he comfortably insists no one will believe her word against his.

Shakespeare’s 400-year-old work remains resonant and relevant today in this masterful production from director Gregory Doran starring Antony Byrne, James Cooney, Sandy Grierson, Lucy Phelps, and Joseph Arkley.

Presented Live On Screen! Anticipated running time is 137 minutes.

ADMISSION INFO

General  –  $11.75
Seniors (60 and over)  –  $8.50
Youth (12 and under)  –  $8.50

CFI Members  –  $7 (no service fee for tickets purchased online)

Contact: 415-454-1222

Email: rafaeltheater@cafilm.org

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Additional time info:

7:00 pm

VIDEOS

  • MEASURE FOR MEASURE – Trailer – Royal Shakespeare Company, 2019

LOCATION

Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center

1118 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901

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