Highlights From The Public Theater’s The Comedy of Errors
Hamish Linklater and Jesse Tyler Ferguson play identical twins in The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of The Comedy of Errors. Daniel Sullivan (The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night) directs the 90-minute, intermissionless production, which launches the Shakespeare in the Park summer season at the Delacorte. It will run through June 30. Read The Verdict on the show.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.