Bakersfield College

Kern Shakespeare Festival - Measure for Measure

Bakersfield College Performing Arts presents William Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" directed by Cody Ganger as part of the 34th-annual Kern Shakespeare Festival. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available via Vallitix and cost $12 for general admission and $8 for students, staff, seniors and veterans. If you need to request accommodations in advance in order to attend or participate in this event, please contact Brian Sivesind.

Plot Summary

Pimps. Prostitutes. Drugs. This is the city of Vienna, where the strict vice laws have been overlooked and ignored for the fourteen years since the child Duke Vincentio took power. Now the Duke is grown up and has no idea how to control his city, or himself. His solution? Leave the city in the hands of Angelo - a deputy renowned for his morality and self-discipline - and go undercover to see the results. It seems like a good plan, until Angelo falls to temptation himself and does the unthinkable...

Location: 
Outdoor Theater
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