The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1593  Thursday, 26 August 2004

From:           Richard Burt <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 25 Aug 2004 18:54:02 -0400
Subject:        Review of Comedy of Errors

Order Archly Bows to Sweet Confusion
August 25, 2004

LENOX, Mass., Aug. 24 -Each "Comedy of Errors" has its own Ephesus. And
here in Lenox, at the Founders' Theater, which sits on 63 acres
belonging to Shakespeare and Company, Shakespeare's legendary locale has
become a tropical paradise, an amusement park and a place for
resurrected comic routines. Cape Verdian music slinks and bustles;
periscopes and blue accordion-snakes emerge from the floor; a rotating
yellow tea cup carries mismatched lovers to their assignations.

[ . . . ]


By William Shakespeare; directed by Cecil MacKinnon; sets
by Kris Stone; sound by Jason Fitzgerald; lights by Lap-Chi
Chu; costumes by Arthur Oliver; assistant designers, Rachel
Gordon and Sarah Hilliard; production stage manager, Molly
Elizabeth McCarter; dance/movement director, Susan Dibble.
Presented by Shakespeare and Company, 70 Kemble Street,
Lenox, Mass.

WITH: Michael Milligan (Antipholus of Syracuse), Tony
Molina (Dromio of Syracuse), Dan McCleary (Dromio of
Ephesus), Elizabeth Aspenlieder (Adriana), Anne Gottlieb
(Luciana) and George Hannah (Antipholus of Ephesus).


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