The Comedy of Errors (Folger Theatre, 2011)

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This article is about a production of Shakespeare's play. For other uses, see The Comedy of Errors (disambiguation).

Folger Theatre performed their production of The Comedy of Errors from January 25 to March 6, 2011 in the Folger's Elizabethan Theatre.

Darius Pierce (Domio of Ephesus) and Bruce Nelson (Antipholus of Ephesus), The Comedy of Errors, directed by Aaron Posner, Folger Theatre, 2011. Carol Pratt.














The Production

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (**), United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.

Cast

  • Stephen D'Ambrose*: Nigel Proun, Egeon, & others
  • Catherine Flye*: Prudence Tushingham, Abbess, & others
  • Nathan Keepers*: Nat Boone, Dromio of Syracuse
  • Darragh Keenan*: Percy Darlington, Antipholus of Syracuse
  • Bruce Nelson*: Timothy Tushingham, Antipholus of Ephesus
  • Suzanne O'Donnell*: Annie Ballston Tushingham, Adriana
  • Darius Pierce*: Dirk Boone, Dromio of Ephesus
  • Erin Weaver*: Morgan Jones, Luciana
  • Matthew R. Wilson*: Mycroft Smalls, The Duke, & others
  • Rachel Zampelli*: Mickey Mercer, Courtesan, & others

Understudies

  • Dylan Myers*: The Duke, Egeon, & others
  • David Zimmerman*: Dromios of Syracuse and Ephesus
  • Karen Novack*: Luciana/Adriana
  • Steven Quartell*: Antipholuses of Syracuse and Ephesus
  • Amy Thompson*: Abbess, Courtesan, & others

Creative team

  • Aaron Posner**, Director
  • Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
  • Kate Turner-Walker***, Costume Design
  • Dan Covey***, Lighting Design
  • Jesse Terrill, Original Music/Musician
  • Nick Kourtides***, Sound Design
  • Aaron Cromie, Assistant Director/Mask & Puppet Design
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Jenna Henderson*, Production Stage Manager

Production team

  • Leigh Wilson Smiley, Dialect Director
  • Matthew R. Wilson, Fight Director
  • Augustus Heagerty, Assistant to the Director
  • Lisa Forrest, Casting Assistant
  • Joshua Bristol, Assistant Technical Director
  • Eric Arnold*, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Kirsten Parker, Production Assistant
  • Jessica Clark & Michael Kelly, Dramaturg Interns
  • Hannah J. Crowell, Scenic Design Assistant
  • TSA, Inc., Scenery Construction
  • Mariana Fernandez, Scenic Painter
  • Adrian Davidson Stage Machines LLC, Clock Mechanism
  • Samina Vieth, Prop Master
  • Aaron Cromie, Puppet/Mask Construction
  • Mary Tuonamen & Aditi Vashist, Mask Assistants
  • Adalia Vera Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer/Wardrobe Head
  • Jenny Bernson, Costume Assistant
  • Amber Meade, Master Electrician
  • Brian Allard, Matt Shipley, & Kristen Williams, Electricians
  • Matt Shipley, Light Board Operator
  • Mark Fastoso & Heather Daniels, Video Production
  • Matthew M. Nielson, Sound Head
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Board Operator
  • James Kegley, Promotional Photography
  • Carol Pratt, Production Photography
  • WAPAVA, Archival Recording
  • C2 Inc., Open Captioning

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
  • Giuseppe DeBartolo, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager

Other media

Watch the trailer for this production of The Comedy of Errors.

Hear the cast and creative team summarize the comedy's complex plot.

Reviews

Image gallery