Desperate Measures: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Desperate Measures is set in the Wild West, offering a new spin on Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. It tells the story of Johnny Blood, a young cowboy who finds himself in jail after an incident of self-defense. Determined to save Johnny, a sheriff, nun, priest, and a saloon girl must come together to devise a plan and uphold justice.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2004)

Cast Size: 6+

Genre: Western

Setting: 1800s / USA


Creative Team

Music: David Friedman

Lyrics/Book: Peter Kellogg


Cast Albums

Original Cast (2018)➝


Resources

Licensing: Broadway Licensing➝


Tags

2000s, CountryObscure, Small Cast, WeddingsWestern


Similar Musicals

If you’re looking to discover new shows, here are some musicals like Desperate Measures.

Roadside


Return to the complete A-Z musicals list »


 

Skip to content