Hip to Hip Theatre: Measure for Measure

SUNDAY AUGUST 13, 2017
Kids & The Classics | 4:30 PM
Performance: MEASURE FOR MEASURE | 5 – 6:30 PM

The Duke of Vienna’s puritanical deputy Angelo, tasked with cleaning up a city out of control, revives ancient laws regarding sex and marriage. When he unjustly sentences the young gentleman Claudio to death, Claudio’s sister Isabella pleads his case…and discovers that Angelo is not as virtuous as he seems. Shakespeare’s dark comedy examines the danger of placing power in the wrong hands.

Kids & the Classics is the companion piece to Hip to Hip’s program of “Free Shakespeare in the Parks.” This free interactive workshop is offered 30 minutes before every performance, and is designed for children ages 4 to 12. It gives children a chance to interact with the text by previewing the characters and situations, and creating links between the text and their own lives through theatre games and close reading of text.

FREE. NO RSVP REQUIRED.

Shakespeare in the Park is presented in partnership with:

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