Already closed | 1h 45m | West Village

M4M

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Ambitious, Heavily edited (to good effect), Confusing, Range of acting abilities, Uneven directorial choices

About the show

This modern reimagining "Measure for Measure" is an exploration of lust, power, and corruption, where everyone is willing to gamble their morality, risk their soul for sin, and sacrifice the innocent in the name of justice. ​ More…

Vienna is in chaos and every citizen is under surveillance. When the city finds itself in the hands of a new leader aiming  to crush every unsavory impulse, how can order be restored and who will be believed when no one is what they seem? 


1h 45m | Already closed | IRT Theater (West Village)

Member Reviews (2)

MEMBERS SAY:

Ambitious, Heavily edited (to good effect), Confusing, Range of acting abilities, Uneven directorial choices
75
Avg Score

79
Modest production values, Range of acting abilities, Ambitious, Heavily edited (to good effect), Uneven directorial choices

See it if you like non-tradl takes on WS. Set in dystopian future, M4M has many gd moments. Text is cut; sh know main plot beforehd. Nice tiny theater

Don't see it if you need a uniformly talented cast. Standouts are Angelo, Claudio, Lucio; the women don't do as well. Isabella, slow down! Duke, quiet down!

Also The premise is strong and there's good use of video/projections. The l... Read more Read less

70
Cliched, Ambitious, Slow, Disappointing, Confusing

See it if This is a modern remake of Shakespeare's measure for measure. I felt the acting was okay however the play was long at times.

Don't see it if You prefer a more fast-paced show

Also I found the play a bit confusing at times. the costumes and special ef... Read more Read less


May 7th, 2019
“Shockingly relevant, even in a mixed-bag production...Brown’s actors give sturdy but never revelatory performances, and some scenes feel more emotionally varied and urgent than others...Brown’s technology-heavy interpretation feels competent but never fully realized. iPads and Skype sessions wor...
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