John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Through Sunday, March 16
Based on a Roman comedy by Plautus and the inspiration for the 1930s musical The Boys from Syracuse, Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors is the featured production of Hofstra University’s 65th annual Shakespeare Festival, through Sunday, March 16, at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse. This is only the third time in the Festival’s history that The Comedy of Errors, one of Shakespeare’s most farcical plays, has been performed on the Hofstra stage. This year marks the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth.
Remaining show times are Friday, March 14, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, March 15, at 8 p.m.; and Sunday, March 16, at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $12, $10 for senior citizens and matriculated non-Hofstra students with ID. Members of the Hofstra community may receive up to two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. Tickets are available at the Hofstra Box Office, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m., at 516-463-6644 or online at Tickets.com. Tickets will also be sold at the door; the Box Office opens 90 minutes prior to showtime.
Top image (l to r): Ryan Molloy, Brendan Hickey, Matt Engle, and Will Atkins