British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Measure for Measure

Synopsis
Video recording of Measure for Measure staged at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre as part of the Globe to Globe season. Performed by the Vakhtangov Theatre from Moscow and spoken in Russian. Sergey Epishev doubles the roles of Angelo and the Duke.
Language
Russian
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
Apr 2012

Credits

Director
Yury Butusov
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Faustas Latenas
Cast
Sergey EpishevVincentio, Duke of Vienna
Sergey EpishevAngelo
Evgeniya KregzhdeIsabella
Vladimir BeldiyanClaudio
Aleksei KuznetsovEscalus
Aleksandra StreltsinaMariana
Anna AntonovaMistress Overdone
Anna AntonovaFrancesca, a nun
Artur IvanovProvost
Evgeniy KosyrevPompey
Maria BerdinskikhJuliet
Oleg LopuhovLucio
Valeriy UshakovFroth

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
Vakhtangov Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Measure for Measure
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles; Complete Works; Globe to Globe season; World Shakespeare Festival 2012

Notes

Notes
With sur titles.
General
Vakhtangov Theatre (named after the influential director Yevgeny Vakhtangov, who died in 1922) is famed for uniting the twin influences of Meyerhold and Stanislavsky. This is the company’s first visit to Great Britain.
History
Performed April 24 and 25, 2012.

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

Record Stats

This record has been viewed 700 times.