Staten Island Theatre Company Kicks Off ‘Measure For Measure’

The Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre Company is kicking off “it’s” rendition of “Measure For Measure” this weekend at Fort Tompkins. It follows a sheriff in a morally loose town – leaving his strict deputy in charge. Tackling topics like women’s rights – an actor with the production says the play serves up themes that still have relevance today.

“This kind of lends itself to an old western theme. Where there’s a kind of a combination of Elizabethan Shakespeare and a Mel Brooks Blazing Saddles. “Measure For Measure” is a comedy, it’s a little bit of difficult comedy, but it is a comedy,” said actor Daniel Duffy.

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