Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago. Too bad that Ephesus has just declared war on Syracuse, and will instantly put to death any Syracusean found within their borders unless a ransom's paid. Meanwhile, the son, Antipholus, and his servant, Dromio (also an identical twin), keep running into strangers who seem to know them...
Did You Know?
The Goodman Theater originally produced this version of The Comedy of Errors with the Flying Karamozov Brothers and Avner the Eccentric in Chicago in 1983 and at the Los Angeles Olympic Arts Festival in 1984. See more
In the finale, when everyone is juggling and after the xylophone has been rolled out, on the right side of the stage one of the jugglers drops her clubs and picks them up. See more
Dromio of Syracuse
[talking about Luce, the kitchen wench
She sweats! A man may go o'er-shoes in the grime of it!
Antipholus of Syracuse
Oh, yucky poo-poo!