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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Peter Dew’s 1981 production of The Comedy of Errors (set in 1820) for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
14 Aug 1981

Credits

Director
Peter Dews
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Stanley Silverman
Production Design
Susan Benson
Costume
Susan Benson
Cast
Peter HuttAntipholus of Ephesus
Ian DeakinAntipholus of Syracuse
Miles PotterDromio of Ephesus
John JarvisDromio of Syracuse
Fiona ReidAdriana
Anthony BekennDoctor Pinch
Anthony Bekenn1st Merchant (Merchant)
Diana BarringtonEmilia
Leo LeydenEgeon
Marcia TrattLuce
Pamela RedfernCourtesan
Paul Boretski2nd Merchant (Merchant)
Rod BeattieAngelo
Ron HastingsSolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Scott BakerBalthasar
Susan WrightLuciana

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
19th Century
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

Notes
The Archive also holds a videotape of a performance for the deaf.
History
The production ran in repertory 14 August-31 October 1981
Reviews
Berry, Ralph. Shakespeare Quarterly 33 (1982): 199-202 (in review-article).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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