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Measure for Measure

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips’ 1976 production Measure for Measure for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. William Hutt is Duke Vincentio and Martha Henry is Isabella. Maggie Smith plays Mistress Overdone.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
30 Jun 1976

Credits

Director
Robin Phillips; William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Production Design
Daphne Dare
Costume
Daphne Dare
Cast
Douglas RainAngelo
Martha HenryIsabella
Daniel BuccosClaudio
Tony Van BridgeEscalus
Barbara StephenFrancesca, a nun
Frank MaradenFroth
Greg WanlessVarrius
Jack RobertsJustice
Jackie BurroughsMariana
Joel KenyonElbow
Larry LambAbhorson
Lewis GordonPompey
Maggie SmithMistress Overdone
Mia AndersonJuliet
Peter HuttFriar Peter
Richard MonetteLucio
Robert BensonBarnardine
William HuttDuke of Venice
William NeedlesProvost

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
19th Century
Plays
Measure for Measure
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 29 June-21 August 1976. The production was a revival of the 1975 season’s production with some cast changes.
Reviews
Jackson, Berners W. Shakespeare Quarterly 28 (1977): 197-206 (in review-article).

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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