Presented by the Pop-up Globe Southampton’s Company.
“Let’s go hand in hand, not one before another…”
Presented by Pop-up Globe’s mixed Southampton’s Company, Shakespeare’s most hilarious farce The Comedy of Errors brings together two sets of twins in a wild romp. See chaotic confusion and unlikely plot twists come together in a side-splitting finale that cannot be missed.
After a tempestuous storm at sea separates him from his wife, his twin sons and their twin servants, an old merchant braves foreign land in search of them. Condemned to death after breaching immigration laws, he is granted one day to raise the money to save his life. Confusion ensues when his sons and their servants turn up in the same town and are mistaken by everyone that crosses their path.
A comedic masterpiece of mistaken identity, The Comedy of Errors explores displacement and migration at the hands of outsides forces.
Bringing together a stunning blend of male and female actors and musicians, the Southampton’s Company are Pop-up Globe’s resident mixed company, working with top theatre experts worldwide to transport you 400 years into the past for the extraordinary experience of seeing Shakespeare’s plays performed in the space for which they were written.