Measure for Measure
Lead Actor (“Duke”), 2008
RiverFront Times: The three leads — Jason Cannon, Jennifer Theby and Jim Butz — do marvelous work. Cannon brings a steely intelligence to the Duke, and his Friar is dry, caustic and always the smartest person in the room; Cannon playfully underlines this last fact with an arsenal of wry faces pulled for the audience’s benefit.
KDHX: Jason Cannon is, as always, a towering physical presence, almost a force of nature.
Ladue News: Director Deanna Jent takes full advantage of the considerable talents of the major performers in her cast to make this version a rousing and riveting success. Particularly strong are Jason Cannon as the noble duke… Cannon’s strengths with enunciation and interpretation allow us to follow the duke’s machinations.
KWMU: Strong performances from Jason Cannon and Jim Butz bring life to “Measure for Measure.”
St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Vienna’s Duke (the commanding Jason Cannon)…