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Tara Nicole Williams and Jake Sheffer star as Pompey the clown and the goofy constable Elbow in "Measure for Measure" (photo by Ron Yorgason)

Bare Theatre Pays Tribute to the Bard by Staging “Measure for Measure” at the Varsity Theatre

Bare Theatre, which is known for its exciting adaptations of William Shakespeare’s work, sets Measure for Measure in the 1920s, and performs its modern-dress production — replete with jazz music and flapper costumes — in Chapel Hill’s Varsity Theatre on Franklin Street, a movie theater in a building built in 1927. Measure for Measure, which… Read More ›

Victor Rivera and Rebecca Blum star as Claudio and Isabella in "Measure for Measure" (photo by Ron Yorgason)

Bare Theatre Sets Its Imaginative Presentation of “Measure for Measure” in Paris in the 1920s

In the words of T.S. Eliot: “Let us go then, you and I …” to Bare Theatre’s modern-dress presentation of Measure for Measure at the Varsity Theatre in Chapel Hill. If we told you that you could spend an evening watching a play about Lust, Chastity, Politics, Justice, Injustice, Deception, Forgiveness, Capital Punishment, Sex, Extortion,… Read More ›