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Torre Abbey Museum / Events / Tue 01 to Fri 04 Aug 2017 (4 days)

Comedy of Errors - Outdoor Theatre at Torre Abbey Museum

Comedy of Errors - Outdoor Theatre at Torre Abbey Museum

William Shakespeare's
Comedy of Errors

On the beautiful lawns of Torre Abbey Museum

Brought to you by The Exeter Northcott Theatre

Tue 1 - Fri 4 August 2017

Box office 01392 726363

Matinees (Wed 2 & Thu 3 August): 2pm


By William Shakespeare
Directed by Poppy Burton-Morgan
Design by Jean Chan
Music by Matt Devereaux

“I to the world am like a drop of water
That in the ocean seeks another drop”

1901. The Circus of Ephesus. Those caught visiting from nearby Syracuse will be fed to the lions. Antipholus of Syracuse and his trusty fool Dromio brave the journey, each in search of their missing twin. They disguise themselves as circus artists – inadvertently donning the clothes of their missing counterparts and comedy and mayhem ensue…

Marrying a colourful circus-infused physicality with Shakespeare’s linguistic acrobatics and live music, this is a fast paced and joyous new outdoor staging of Shakespeare’s farce of mistaken identity.

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