Measure For Measure - Episode 1 - Attack Vice In My Name
Duke Vincentio of Vienna, overwhelmed by the affairs of State, hands over control of the city to Lord Angelo, leaving Escalus as Second in Command. A man of strict morals, Angelo immediately enforces long kept but seldom used laws governing sexual activity, leading to the arrest of a young man named Claudio for engaging in pre-marital sex with his fiance, Julieta. Claudio’s friend, Lucio, learns of the news at a strip club run by Mistress Overdone where a man named Pompey brings even more bad news: all the brothels in the city are to be torn down. Lucio visits Claudio in jail, where Claudio implores him to seek assistance from his sister, Isabella, who is about to enter the convent to become a nun. He believes Isabella may be able to persuade Angelo to spare his life. Meanwhile, Duke Vincentio goes to the Franciscan monastery and informs Friar Thomas that he intends to disguise himself as a monk in order to get a closer look at how Angelo governs.
MEASURE FOR MEASURE was translated into modern English verse by ADITI BRENNAN KAPIL.
Directed by JESSIE AUSTRIAN.
Casting by THE TELSEY OFFICE: KARYN CASL, CSA, and ADA KARAMANYAN.
Voice and Text Coach: JULIE FOH
Episode scripts were adapted and produced by CATHERINE EATON AND NAT CASSIDY.
Original Music, Sound Design, and Sound Mix by LINDSAY JONES. Sound engineering by SADAHARU YAGI. Mix Engineer and Dialogue Editors: LARRY WALSH and ROBERT McNABB. Podcast Mastering by GREG CORTEZ at New Monkey Studio. Coordinating Producer: TRANSCEND STREAMING (KYRA BOWIE, LEANNA KEYES and EMYLN DOOLITTLE).. Script Supervisor: JORDAN MOORE. Managing Producer: ROBERT CAPPADONA. Executive Producer: MICHAEL GOODFRIEND.
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