Measure for Measure
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Confluence Theatre Company’s take on Shakespeare’s play exploring authoritarianism, ideological divides, and rape culture.
The city of Vienna is overrun with brothels and vice, but the Duke is unwilling to follow its strict laws to penalize his citizens. He pretends to go on a trip, leaving his deputy, Angelo, in charge, but disguising himself to keep an eye on his actions. After Angelo decides to execute Claudio for getting his fiancé pregnant, his sister Isabella steps in to try to save him from death.
This isn’t “just Shakespeare”. This is a play about right now tackling toxic masculinity, the imbalanceView more
Event is PAY WHAT YOU CAN. However, due to the intimacy of the venue, we suggest reserving seats ahead of time through the Eventbrite.
1519 Oak St., Kansas City, MO 64108