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Desperate Measures

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New World Stages - Stage Four

340 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019

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May 30, 2018
Opening
Jun 13, 2018
Closing
Oct 28, 2018
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The hilarious, brilliant, madcap new musical, inspired by Shakespeare!

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Inspired by Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, this madcap musical that tells the tale of Johnny Blood, a handsome young man whose life is in danger over a saloon brawl. Set in the early 1890's, Johnny must put his fate into the hands of a colorful cast of characters including a wily sheriff, an eccentric priest, a authoritarian governor, a saloon girl gone good and a nun out of the habit as they all struggle to decide Johnny's fate. Laws are broken and hearts are won as they try to find justice in a world that often doesn't seem just.