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Measure for Measure

Synopsis
Video recording of Michael Langham’s production of Measure for Measure for the 1992 Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Brian Bedford is Duke Vincentio and Elizabeth Marvel is Isabella.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
14 Aug 1992

Credits

Director
Michael Langham
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stanley Silverman
Production Design
Desmond Heeley
Costume
Desmond Heeley
Cast
Brian BedfordVincentio, Duke of Vienna
Colm FeoreAngelo
Elizabeth MarvelIsabella
Antoni CimolinoClaudio
Leon PownallEscalus
Bernard HopkinsPompey
Brian TreeElbow
Carolyn HayJuliet
Diego MatamorosBarnardine
Kate ReidMistress Overdone
Lorne KennedyProvost
Mary HitchFrancesca, a nun
Mervyn BlakeFriar Thomas
Michelle FiskMariana
Nicholas PennellLucio
Peter Donaldson (2)Abhorson
Richard FitzpatrickFriar Peter
Stephen BogaertServant to Angelo (Servant)
Tim MacDonald2nd Gentleman (Gentleman)
Tom WoodFroth
Tyrone BenskinVarrius
Wayne Best1st Gentleman (Gentleman)

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Measure for Measure
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

General
The production is set in an effectively bankrupt Eastern European country at the turn of the last century.
History
The production ran in repertory 8 August-14 November 1992
Reviews
McGee, C. E. Shakespeare Quarterly 44 (1993): 477-83 (especially 477-79).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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