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The Boys from Syracuse

The Boys from Syracuse

Musical




Overview


Synopsis

The Boys from Syracuse, based on Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, revolves around the escapades and romantic mix-ups of long-separated identical twins Antipholus of Ephesus and Antipholus of Syracuse, whose servants, the two Dromios, are also long-separated identical twins. Complications arise when the wives of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband. The couples eventually get the situation resolved after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus fall in love.


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Male

Lead

Baritone

Male

Lead

Baritone



Show Information

Lyrics
Category
Musical
Number of Acts
2 Acts
First Produced
1938
Genres
Comedy
Time & Place
Cast Size
medium
Casting Notes
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult, young adult, late teen characters

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