Measure for Measure, with its many references to human bondage, was actually the first "50 Shades of Shakespeare," and they're giving the classic lust triangle of Duke Vincentio, Lord Angelo and Isabella a modern twist with Steampunk garb, a soundtrack inspired by Nine Inch Nails and television's Mad Men, and acted out in the Makeshift Theatre at The Black Labrador Pub. In what they're labeling "meta-cognitive theater," audience members become characters in the play (spect-actors) in this fast-paced tale of burning lust.
7:30 p.m. May 18. Continuing 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and May 28. May 18 through June 10. 4100 Montrose. For information, call 830-370-5907 or
visit intrepidfringe.com. $20 to $35.
The fourth wall comes crashing down and Shakespeare might just turn over in his grave before it's all over and done. Intrepid Fringe recognized that the Bard's