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A Comedy of Errors

St. Kilda Botanical Gardens | December 2021

In 2021 Melbourne Shakespeare Company returned to the St Kilda Botanical Gardens with our larger than life musical production of The Comedy of Errors. This adaptation was a fairytale farce of everyday miracles, mistaken identity and double vision, directed by comedy master Ben Adams and staring some of Australia's finest Shakespearean actors.

Reviews

"A great showcase of comedic physical Shakespeare that is accessible to all ages." - Australian Stage

"A powerfully entertaining piece of theatre" - Stage Whispers

"A production not-to-be-missed. 5 STARS" - Theatre People

Cast

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Joanna Halliday, Anna Francesca Armenia, Nicola Bowman, Jacqueline Whiting, May Jasper, Bridget Sweeney, Sarah Wynen, Adam Canny, Sebastian Li, Tref Gare, Jake Tolich, Johnathan Peck, Callum Mackay, Augustin Tchantcho

Message from Director

Ben Adams

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Earlier this year, Jen came to me and asked if I wanted to direct The Comedy of Errors. My eyes rolled back in my head, that internal deer dropped dead from shock, and I heard my mouth say "yes, of course!" So here I am, chewing again. What else could I say? Who wouldn't leap at the chance to catch that same lightning in a bottle?