Judgment day

A young woman sexually menaced by a corrupt public official. A government crackdown on sexual freedom. An ugly public confrontation in which hypocrites are exposed. We are not speaking of Monica's Story but of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. In a recent production for the Royal Shakespeare Company directed by Michael Boyd, LD Heather Carson provided an eerily effective design that illuminated both the bright and dark corners of this strange, dark comedy of retribution and forgiveness.

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