Thu. Nov 14th, 2019

A Cross-Curricular Celebration: The Comedy of Errors

If you happen to’re searching for a terrific introduction to Shakesepearean efficiency, together with some cross-curricular alternatives, The Comedy of Errors (reducing and notes by John Minigan from the unique by Shakespeare) ought to be a part of your classroom. With this adaptation, every web page has a sidebar with phrase translations, appearing suggestions, and character recommendations.

Two units of twins, separated at delivery, find yourself in the identical city. A comedy of errors and mistaken identification ensues.

“I gave you the cash! You promised me a series. Why did you lock me out? You ate dinner at house. The place’s my cash? The place’s my chain? Demons and ghosts encompass us!”

An excellent mixture of Shakespeare, bodily motion, and slapstick humour.

The drama college students at Centennial Center College in Montrose, CO had a terrific introduction to Shakespeare with their efficiency of The Comedy of Errors. Drama trainer Jamie Gann was thrilled to share their success and even provided up some suggestions to assist folks with future productions:

This one-act adaptation was the right match for my center faculty college students doing a Shakespeare play for the primary time. My forged included sixth, seventh, and eighth graders and the present was an incredible success.

TIP: Your Syracuse twins must be your strongest actors on this adaptation, they’ve by far essentially the most demanding quantity of traces and motion.

Congratulations, Centennial Center College!

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