Shakespeare's Globe

Measure for Measure [2012]

Written by: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Yury Butusov

Part of the 2012 Globe to Globe Festival.

Performed in Russian by Vakhtangov Theatre, from Moscow, Russia.

The Vakhtangov, on the Arbat, is at the heart of Moscow both geographically and theatrically. From humble beginnings in 1913, this company, which beagn in basements and front rooms, grew to inhabit one of Moscow's most beautiful theatres. Always following the twin influences of Meyerhold and Stanislavsky, of spectacle and psychological truth, it has created many of Russia's most respected productions. This is their first visit to the UK.

SYNOPSIS

The Vakhtangov, on the Arbat, is at the heart of Moscow both geographically and theatrically. From humble beginnings in 1913, this company, which began in basements and front rooms, grew to inhabit one of Moscow’s most beautiful theatres. Always following the twin influences of Meyerhold and Stanislavsky, of spectacle and psychological truth, it has created many of Russia’s most respected productions.

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CREATIVES AND PRODUCTION

  • Set Design Aleksandr Orlov
  • Composer Faustas Latenas
  • Choreographer Nikolay Reutov
  • Lighting Design Maya Shavdatuashvili

CAST

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