Shakespeare’s First Acts: Measure for Measure
in Directors, Playwrights, Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama
17th June 2013
SHAKESPEARE’S FIRST ACTS: MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Actor and director Brice Stratford tells Sophie Reynolds about the first act of Measure for Measure, which he directed for The Owle Schreame Theatre Company at the Rose Theatre, Bankside, in 2011. This interview is part of theatreVOICE’s series for 2012-2014, looking at the beginning of each of Shakespeare’s plays. Recorded at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 5 June 2013.
It can be a very complicated scene, it can be very simple: this man, who is the Duke, is giving power to this man while he leaves. That’s it.