The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors


The Comedy of Errors

by William Shakespeare

directed by Jon Greene and Torey Hayward

A return to theatre, laughter, and the fun of the 1980s!

Two sets of twins are separated at birth. Mischief and mistaken identities abound when they find themselves in the same city many years later. Hilarity ensues on their journey to reunite with each other.

Prepare for a night of belly laughs and '80s fun as the Shakespeare Festival returns with one of Shakespeare’s funniest plays. 

There will be a preview performance for $24 a ticket on July 22, 2021 at 7:30pm. The opening night performance on July 23rd will be a special event with a reception following the performance. Evening performances for the show will start at 7:30pm; weekend matinee performances will start at 1:30pm.



Student and senior tickets will require ID verification.

As of July 22nd, we are heavily encouraging audience members to wear a mask inside the theater. All of our performers are vaccinated and will not be wearing a mask. 

Health precautions for COVID-19 as set by the City of New Orleans and Tulane University will be adhered to and enforced by the New Orleans Shakespeare Festival. At this time, mask guidelines and social distancing requirements have been relaxed to Modified Phased 3 (city guidelines can be viewed at By purchasing a ticket, patrons agree to follow guidelines for mask requirements and social distancing as set by the City of New Orleans and Tulane University. Should changes be made, the box office at the Shakespeare Festival will notify ticket holders of required safety precautions for indoor gatherings prior to performances.