The Comedy of Errors (Globe)

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Opened Jul 22, 2006
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

A Renaissance spin on a Roman story by Plautus, The Comedy of Errors is a short and boisterous comedy about 'Errors and Confusions'. A trade war between Syracuse and Ephesus is the background to the chaotic story of estranged twin brothers -- both called Antipholus -- and estranged twin servants who are both called Dromio. Mixing extremes of farce and romance, the increasingly hectic action is a frenzy of storms, shipwrecks, losses at sea, conjugal conflicts, and creditors chasing debts, before the final restoration of sanity. Chris Luscombe directs.

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