Confetti Stage Theatre bringing “The Comedy of Errors” to Albany’s Ten Broeck Mansion

Poster designed by Scot Seguine, AlohaVictory.com

Poster designed by Scot Seguine, AlohaVictory.com

Albany, NY – Antipholus of Ephesus is having a really bad day. First his faithful servant Dromio of Ephesus reports on strange requests he never made, and then his wife barricades him out of his mansion. Before long, the police are after him, and an overzealous exorcist is flinging holy water in his face. Could it be that dark supernatural forces are at work? Or could it be that Antipholus of Syracuse, his long-lost twin brother, has arrived in town with his own servant Dromio–who also happens to be the twin of his brother’s servant–and is causing all sorts of mayhem around town! Is your head spinning yet? Don’t worry, it’s all part of the fun in Confetti Stage’s upcoming production of The Comedy of Errors, the show widely believed to be the first play written by William Shakespeare! Presented in the style and of classic slapstick comedy, this tale of the bard is sure to have audiences laughing hard! As a special treat for the community, performances on Sunday, August 7th at 2PM and Thursday, August 11th at 7:30PM will be free to everyone! There will be light refreshments available to purchase at all performances. Students and children 12 and under get in for just $8!

The Comedy of Errors is directed by John A. Nickles with Assistant Director Lucy Breyer and features: Debra Bercier, Suzanna Bornn, Roseann Cane, Micaila Dean, Travis Fealy, Marquis Heath, Kasey Kenyon, Lee Lattimer, Rachel Moore, Josie Jenkins Smith, Tricia Stuto, Stephen Tomasik, Andrew Vroman, and Katrina Wilkinson. The Comedy of Errors runs the following dates and times:

Friday, August 5, 2016 7:30pm
Saturday, August 6, 2016 7:30pm
Sunday, August 7, 2016 2:00pm *FREE PERFORMANCE
Thursday August 11, 2016 7:30pm *FREE PERFORMANCE
Friday, August 12, 2016 7:30pm
Saturday, August 13, 2016 7:30pm
Sunday, August 14, 2016 2:00pm

All performances will be held at Ten Broeck Mansion Garden, 9 Ten Broeck Place, Albany, New York 12210
– Tickets will be available at the venue or may be reserved by calling the Box Office at (518) 460-1167.
– General Admission Tickets are: $15 for an individual; Flextix (4-show punch card) for $50
– Guests are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. There will be chair rentals available.
– Please visit us on Facebook or go to http://www.confettistage.org for more information.

About Confetti Stage: The award-winning Confetti Stage Theater was incorporated in 2004 and produced its inaugural production, ‘night, Mother, by Marsha Norman in January 2005. Since then, the company has successfully brought over 40 productions to the stage.

Confetti Stage has performed in several nearby communities and as far away as Carmel, IN. To date, Confetti Stage has been the only Capital Region theater chosen to perform and compete in the American Association of Community Theatre (AACT) national festival with their production of Eugene Ionesco’s The Lesson.

Confetti Stage prides itself on bringing quality performances to its community and allowing artists to expand their talents while collaborating to bring about a final product. Confetti Stage offers a full season of quality community theatre every year and is a proud member of the American Association of Community Theatre and the Theater Association of New York State.

More information may be found at http://www.confettistage.org.

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