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New World Stages - Stage Four

The hilarious, brilliant, madcap new musical, inspired by Shakespeare!

This show is closed.

Performances ended on Oct. 28, 2018.

New World Stages - Stage Four

340 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019

Previews May 30, 2018
Opening Jun 13, 2018
Closing Oct 28, 2018


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.

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