Bell Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors
BY William Shakespeare
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 Bell Shakespeare’s Artistic Director Peter Evans, 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?
DIRECTOR PETER EVANS
DESIGNER MELANIE LIERTZ
LIGHTING DESIGNER KELSEY LEE
COMPOSER & SOUND DESIGNER BEN PIERPOINT
MOVEMENT DIRECTOR SAMANTHA CHESTER
Julia Billington as Dromio of Syracuse
Adriano Cappelletta as Antipholus of Syracuse
Joseph Althouse as Luciano
Danielle King as Adriana
Ella Prince as Dromio of Ephesus
Maitland Schnaars as Egeon
RUNNING TIME 2 hrs 40 mins
AGE RECOMMENDATION 12+
This show is part of the BMEC Annual Season 2020. Tickets will be on sale for BMEC Members from Wednesday 20 November and will be on sale to general public from 9am on Tuesday 14 January.