Measure For Measure - Episode 5 - Death Is A Great Disguiser
Isabella, Mariana and the Duke (disguised as Friar Lodowick) finalize their plans to trick Angelo. But even after the bed trick, Angelo persists in his plans to execute Claudio. Meanwhile, the Provost (Jailer) and Abhorson prepare to execute Claudio’s cellmate, the drunkard Barnardine, pressing Pompey into service as the executioner. Friar Lodowick (the Duke) convinces the Provost to send Barnardine’s head to Angelo and say it’s Claudio’s. Barnardine, however, refuses to die in drunkenness and Friar Lodowick (the Duke) refuses to force him to the chopping block. As luck would have it, another prisoner, the pirate Ragozine, dies overnight. The Provost suggests that Ragozine’s head be sent to Angelo instead of Barnardine’s. The Friar (Duke) celebrates the news and privately plans to write to Angelo of his imminent return to office. Plus, Pompey introduces his new podcast, “Bars”!
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.
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