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The Comedy of Errors

Bell Shakespeare

Thursday 9 July 2020 07:30 PM

RUNNING TIME  2 hrs 40 mins

AGE RECOMMENDATION  12+

Shipwrecked and separated 25 years earlier, two sets of long-lost twins miraculously find themselves in the same city on the same day. What could possibly go wrong?

The Comedy of Errors is a hilarious romp of swapped identities, misguided love, mistaken imprisonment and chaotic mishaps, leading to an unbelievably crazy day for bumbling twins.

At the heart of this tale of comedic misfortune is an old man searching for his lost children who has found himself in the fight of his life… to save his life. As far-fetched coincidences unfold, chaotic hilarity ensues and a man’s life could be saved — if only everything would go to plan.

Directed by Janine Watson (Romeo and Juliet, Ensemble Theatre’s Unqualified) this is a beautiful story about reunion, wrapped up in an evening of entertainment and laughter.

After a day of mistaken identity leading to unfair thrashings, wrongful arrests and false charges of infidelity, robbery, madness and even demonic possession, can the twins possibly reunite and live happily ever after?

“BELL SHAKESPEARE HAS MASTERED THE ART OF PRESENTING SHAKESPEARE IN A MANNER THAT IS ACCESSIBLE TO THE MODERN-DAY AUDIENCE, WHILE STILL ENDEARING THOSE WHO LOVE THE TRADITION.”   Australian Stage
“BELL SHAKESPEARE – ARGUABLY THE BEST SHAKESPEAREAN THEATRE COMPANY” Herald Sun

DIRECTOR: JANINE WATSON
DESIGNER MELANIE LIERTZ
LIGHTING DESIGNER: KELSEY LEE
COMPOSER & SOUND DESIGNER: BEN PIERPOINT
MOVEMENT DIRECTO: SAMANTHA CHESTER
CAST: JULIA BILLINGTON
DIRECTOR: JANINE WATSON
DESIGNER: MELANIE LIERTZ

Adult Member 47Concession Member 42.50Adult 56Concession 50Student/Junior 25

Family of Four 140Additional Child 20Student Rush 20High School Group 17