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and it may be the way Isabella talks that first attracts him; they’re both great legalistic arguers, and the severe habit that envelops Carmen Grant’s convent trainee (most Isabellas give themselves more leeway when they go a-calling) gives him little else to go on.She matches him as a logician, cool at first, then goaded into moral passion, feeling her own strength.sends her into shock; left alone, she reaches for the phone on his desk (she’s a prop person, too) before realizing she has no one to call.sounds, for once, right: for her, anyway.The tremendous force of these scenes, and of Isabella’s subsequent one with Claudio (Christopher Prentice, passionate and perplexed), has its downside; it throws into even sharper relief than usual the drop in dramatic pressure when the disguised Duke emerges from the shadows to take over the action and steer it from disaster.He does it in rapid prose that suggests the playwright as well as the character is improvising his way out of an impossible situation.For one thing, he reveals discreditable things about Angelo that take the shine off what we had taken to be the corruption of a saint.The Duke himself seems in this production to have a past.He makes his first, pre-abdication entrance, through the door of a cage that’s an impressive permanent featu.

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