The Verdict: Critics Review Shakespeare in the Park's The Comedy of Errors, Starring Hamish Linklater and Jesse Tyler Ferguson

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19 Jun 2013

Heidi Schreck and Emily Bergl
Heidi Schreck and Emily Bergl
Photo by Joan Marcus

The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of The Comedy of Errors, starring Hamish Linklater and Jesse Tyler Ferguson opened June 18 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

Daniel Sullivan (The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night) directs the free, 90-minute, intermissionless staging of Comedy of Errors, which launches the Shakespeare in the Park summer season at the Delacorte. It will run through June 30.

In addition to Linklater ("The New Adventures of Old Christine," The Vandal, Seminar) and Ferguson ("Modern Family," On the Town) as Antipholus and Dromio, respectively, the cast includes J. Clint Allen (ensemble), de’Adre Aziza (Courtesan), Becky Ann Baker (Emilia), Emily Bergl (Adriana), Keith Eric Chappelle (Balthasar), Robert Creighton (Angelo), Reggie Gowland (ensemble), Jonathan Hadary (Egeon/Pinch), Bryan Langlitz (ensemble), Heidi Schreck (Luciana), Skipp Sudduth (Duke/Luce) and Jessica Wu (ensemble).

Also featured are Tyler Caffall, Reed Campbell, Brian T. Lawton, Michael McArthur, Rachel McMullin, Natalie Woolams-Torres and Adrienne Weidert.

The critics have filed their reviews, and has collected them for our readers. Click through to read them all. will continue to update our list as the reviews come in.

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