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The Comedy of Errors
Directed by Dev Luthra
May 6-8, 2010 in the Little Theatre

The Comedy of Errors is one of William Shakespeare's earliest plays, believed to have been written between 1592 and 1594. It is his shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity, in addition to puns and wordplay. The Comedy of Errors (along with The Tempest) is one of only two of Shakespeare's plays to observe the classical unities. It has been adapted for opera, stage, screen and musical theatre.

The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth. Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, arrive in Ephesus, which turns out to be the home of their twin brothers, Antipholus of Ephesus and his servant, Dromio of Ephesus. When the Syracusans encounter the friends and families of their twins, a series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities lead to wrongful beatings, a near-seduction, the arrest of Antipholus of Ephesus, and accusations of infidelity, theft, madness, and demonic possession.

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Solinus Elliot Raff
Antipholus E Derek Butterton
Dromio E Anna Nemetz
Angelo Caleb Bromberg
Balthazar John MacGaffey
Amiguel Lauren Ashbrook
Mustafa Harry Neff
Dr Pinch Robert Benner
Kareem Sam Raby
Gaoler Hayley Goldstein
Adriana Sarah Wanger
Luciana Rina Friedberg
Jemila Ann Salloway
Luce/Nun Gaby Perez-Dietz
Egeon Ari Schwartzman
Antipholus S Justin Phillips
Dromio S Jaclyn Horowitz
Aemilia Tori Wilson
Officer/Juggler Rafael Kasobel
Dancer/Juggler Rose Taylor
Dancer/Juggler Gianna Romanelli
Officer Juggler Ben Rosenberg