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The Comedy of Errors (1987)

TV Movie  |  Comedy  |  1987 (USA)
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Karla Burns ...
Ethyl Eichelberger ...
Emilia / Courtesan
Avner Eisenberg ...
The Janitor / Dr. Pinch
Sophie Hayden ...
Adriana
Gina Leishman ...
Derique McGee ...
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Wendy Parkman ...
Citizen
Rosalinda Rojas ...
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Alec Willows ...
Angelo / Second Merchant
Timothy Daniel Furst ...
Paul David Magid ...
Randy Nelson ...
Howard Jay Patterson ...
Samuel Ross Williams ...
Steven Bernstein ...
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Citizen: In Syracuse, you dress in a tie... in Ephesus, you juggle or die!
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Vaudeville Revisited
15 January 2002 | by (living room) – See all my reviews

I remember seeing this program on a now-defunct PBS station, KQEC in San Francisco. That was back in 1987, the Reagan-Yuppie years. The performers were speaking Shakesperean lines but, unlike dramatic actors, were purposely screwing up his words with glee. Then the more I watched, the more I enjoyed it and waited for PBS to air it again. It was part of a Great Performances "Live from Lincoln Center" production and I was lucky enough to see it in its entirety. Since then, I became an instant Flying Karamazov fan and have followed their progress. What an amazing cast of talent in the show; jugglers, baton twirlers, acrobats, fire-eaters and so forth. If Shakespeare ever saw this adaptaion of his light comedy, he would be spinning in his grave, with hilarity.


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