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Comedy of Errors, The

Synopsis
Video recording of Propeller’s 2011 all male, modern dress production of The Comedy of Errors.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
20 Mar 2011
Duration
121 mins

Credits

Director
Ed Hall
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Jon Trenchard
Production Design
Michael Pavelka
Costume
Michael Pavelka
Cast
Sam SwainsburyAntipholus of Ephesus
Dugald Bruce-LockhartAntipholus of Syracuse
Richard FrameDromio of Syracuse
Robert HandsAdriana
Chris MylesEmilia (Abbess)
Chris MylesLuce
David Newman (3)Luciana
John DougallEgeon
Kelsey BrookfieldCourtesan
Richard ClothierSolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Thomas PaddenAngelo
Tony BellDoctor Pinch
Wayne CarterBalthasar

Additional Details

Theatre
Harvey Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
Theatre company
Propeller
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); All-male casts

Notes

General
The play is set in contemporary South America.
History
Produced by Propeller at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 28-29 January 2011; at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Harvey Theater, Brooklyn, NY, 16-27 March 2011; at Hampstead Theatre, London, 24 June-8 July 2011; and on tour.
Textual information
Text adapted by Ed Hall and Roger Warren
Reviews
Interview with Ed Hall about the production in The Scotsman (16 February 2011)

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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