The Comedy of Errors

William SHAKESPEARE (1564 - 1616)

The Comedy of Errors is one of William Shakespeare's earliest plays, believed to have been written between 1592 and 1594. It is his shortest and one of his most farcical comedies, with a major part of the humour coming from slapstick and mistaken identity, in addition to puns and word play. The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth. Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, arrive in Ephesus, which turns out to be the home of their twin brothers, Antipholus of Ephesus and his servant, Dromio of Ephesus. When the Syracusans encounter the friends and families of their twins, a series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities lead to wrongful beatings, a near-seduction, the arrest of Antipholus of Ephesus, and accusations of infidelity, theft, madness, and demonic possession. (Summary by Wikipedia)


Cast:

Adriana / Second Merchant: Elizabeth Klett
Aegeon: Jason Bortles
Aemilia: Musicalheart1
Angelo: bmkeener
Antipholus of Ephesus / Antipholus of Syracuse: mb
Balthazar: Tim Ferreira
Courtezan: Maria Therese
Dromio of Ephesus / Dromio of Syracuse: John Fricker
First Merchant / Solinus: Algy Pug
Gaoler: Lucy Perry
Luce: Diana Majlinger
Luciana: Arielle Lipshaw
Officer: David Lawrence
Pinch: Martin Geeson
Servant: Elli
Narrator: Availle

Audio edited by: Elizabeth Klett

Genre(s): Comedy

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Dramatis Personae Group 00:02:32
Play 02 Act 1 Group 00:14:07
Play 03 Act 2 Group 00:16:45
Play 04 Act 3 Group 00:16:57
Play 05 Act 4 Group 00:23:31
Play 06 Act 5 Group 00:23:13