THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

by William Shakespeare - BELL SHAKESPEARE

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Event Venue

Princess Theatre

Event Dates & Times

  • Tue, Aug 25 2020 7:30pm

Running Time

2 hours 40 minutes (including interval)

Notes

Recommended for ages 12+.

No filming or photography permitted.

Details

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

And now let’s go hand in hand, not one before another
Dromio of Ephesus, Act 5 Scene 1

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?

This project has been assisted by the Australian government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.

This show is included in Theatre North’s 2020 Subscription Season. Purchase tickets to two or more shows through the Subscription Season to receive discounts and special offers. MORE DETAILS

Prices

Ticket Pricing

  • $59 - Full
  • $52 - Concession
  • $52 - Subscriber Full
  • $42 - Subscriber Concession
  • $55ea - Group (6+)

School group prices available. MORE DETAILS HERE or contact the Box Office.
Phone: 6331 0052 or
Email: boxofficemanager@theatrenorth.com.au

Concessions available for Pensioners, Seniors, Health Care Card holders and Full Time Students.

Companion Cards accepted. Please advise at time of booking if you require any specific seating requirements (front row only, wheelchair accessibility) or hearing enhancement facilities.

Reserved seating

No Babes in Arms.

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A delivery charge of $4 applies if you choose to have your tickets posted to your address.

Creative Team

Creative Team

  • Director - Janine Watson
  • Designer - Melanie Liertz
  • Lighting Designer - Kelsey Lee
  • Composer & Sound Designer - Ben Pierpoint
  • Movement Director - Samantha Chester
  • Cast - Julia Billington
Reviews
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