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Boys from Syracuse, The

Synopsis
Video recording of John Neville’s staging of The Boys from Syracuse for the 1986 Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
1986

Credits

Director
John Neville
Writer
George Abbott
Music
Lorentz Hart; Richard Rodgers
Production Design
Patrick Clark
Cast
Colm FeoreAntipholus of Ephesus
Geraint Wyn DaviesAntipholus of Syracuse
Keith ThomasDromio of Ephesus
Benedict CampbellDromio of Syracuse
Goldie SempleCourtesan
Susan Wright 

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production was televised by CBC and transmitted 28 December 1986. This programme is catalogued separately.
Reviews
Weil, Herbert S., Jr. Shakespeare Quarterly 38 (1987): 227-40 (in review article). The review criticises the production, the reviewer believing that the actors were not good singers.

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
http://www.stratfordfestival.ca/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
Archives
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 6V2
Canada

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