The Comedy of Errors

Theatre, Drama The Entertainment Quarter , Moore Park Thursday August 30 2018 - Sunday November 4 2018
The Comedy of Errors
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See Shakespeare's mistaken identity comedy how it was intended in this season from New Zealand's Pop-up Globe

Pop-up Globe is a replica of the Globe Theatre of 1614, built to the exact specifications of the Bard and his players. This is how the most popular plays in the world were born and staged: with natural light and unplugged sound, a standing audience of general admission ‘groundlings’, direct-audience address, and dirty jokes telegraphed with obscene gestures.

Of all Shakespeare's comedies, The Comedy of Errors is probably the most straight-forwardly funny, and should fit perfectly into the intimate Pop-up Globe. The plot touches on some serious themes of displacement and immigration, but it's driven by slapstick, puns and wordplay, following two sets of twins who were separated at birth.

The play will be performed by the Pop-up Globe's Southampton's Company, which is made up of both male and female performers.

Also at the Pop-up Globe:

Macbeth

The Merchant of Venice

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By: Ben Neutze

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Venue name: The Entertainment Quarter
Contact:
Address: Lang Rd
Moore Park
2021
Price: $29.51-$162.97
Event website: https://popupglobe.com.au/shows/the-comedy-of-errors/
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