Internet Shakespeare Editions

Shakespeare in Performance: Film

The Comedy of Errors (1987, Gregory Mosher)

TitleThe Comedy of Errors
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorGregory Mosher
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsThe Comedy of Errors (recording)


A recording of the "circus" production of Comedy of Errors as performed "live" at the Vivian Beaumont theatre, Lincoln Center, New York City, in June 1987. The play was originally produced at Chicago's Goodman theatre in 1984

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Cast Overview

Luce And DukeKarla Burns
EgeonDaniel Mankin
Antipholus Of EphesusHoward Jay Patterson
Antipholus Of SyracusePaul Magid
Dromio Of EphesusRandy Nelson
Dromio Of SyracuseSam Williams
Dr. Pinch/ JanitorAvna Eisenberg
AdrianaSophie Hayden
LucianaGina Leishman
Courtesan/EmiliaEthyl Eichelberger

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorGregory Mosher
DirectorRobert Woodruff
ProducerBernard Gersten
ComposerThaddeus Spae
ComposerDouglas Wieselman
CostumesSusan Hilferty
LightingDebra Dumas
LightingPaul Gallo
SoundJohn Kilgore
SetDavid Gropman

Company Overview

Playgroup The Flying Karamazov Brothers
Playgroup The Kamikaze Ground Crew
Playgroup Vaudeville Nouveau

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell