The Comedy of Errors
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Kirsten Brandt
One of Shakespeare’s earliest works, this youthful and exuberant play pairs two sets of identical twins, matching physical comedy with mistaken identity for maximum hilarity.
Before the Play Begins…
Egeon and his wife are separated in a shipwreck at sea, each carrying one of their identical twin daughters and one of their daughters’ two servants (also identical twins). Egeon, his daughter Antiphola, and her servant Domia end up in Syracuse. Thirty-three years later, however, they unwittingly converge with their long lost family members at Ephesus,a port town at war with Syracuse.
Egeon is captured and led to jail…
Running time: TBD