Measure for Measure

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Shakespeare probably wrote Measure for Measure in 1603 or 1604. The play is classified as a comedy, although it is often seen as one of Shakespeare's 'problem plays' because of its shifts from straightforward comedy to dark and ambiguous moral choices.

Full synopsis
Read the story of Measure for Measure in plain English. If you don't want to know how it ends, don't read the last section!

Famous quotes
We've picked out some famous quotes from Measure For Measure.

Performance history
See pictures representing RSC productions of the play from 1884 onwards.

Production 2011
Find out about the production directed by Roxana Silbert. See rehearsal and production photos and an interview with the director.

Image shows Joseph Kloska as Pompey in Roxana Silbert's Measure for Measure (2011). Photo by Hugo Glendinning.

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