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Live at the Porpentine: A Comedy of Errors

Synopsis
Film adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, made in the style of a 1960s musical comedy.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Transmission details
18 Mar 2022
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
David Melville
Cinematographer
William Lancaster
Editor
William Lancaster
Screenplay
David Melville
Music
David Melville
Art Direction
Natalie Morales
Cast
Brent CharlesAntipholus of Ephesus
Brent CharlesAntipholus of Syracuse
Xavi MorenoDromio of Ephesus
Xavi MorenoDromio of Syracuse
Bukola OgunmolaAdriana
Carene MekertichyanLuciana
Danny CampbellAntonio
David MelvilleDoctor Pinch
Erika SotoFrau Muller
Henry Alexander KellyBalthasar
Lorenzo GonzalezEgeon
Luis GalindoSolinus, Duke of Ephesus
Patrick BatisteOfficer
Richard AzurdiaAngelo
Sabra WilliamsEmilia (Abbess)
Tonya KayLuce

Additional Details

Theatre company
Independent Shakespeare Co.
Production type
Fiction Films
Historical period
1960s
Plays
Comedy of Errors, The
Subjects
Drama; Music; Shakespeare

Notes

Notes
Source: Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Estimated budget: $100,000.
History
Broadcast as a live, interactive event on 18 March 2022.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://vimeo.com/689880600
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Better Than Dreams

Sponsor

Name

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC)

Distributor

Name

Vimeo

Web
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