Robin Williams

Wacky 'Comedy of Errors' Overflows With Jokes At Hartford Stage

Wacky 'Comedy of Errors' Overflows With Jokes At Hartford Stage

In boning up on "The Comedy of Errors" before seeing it at Hartford Stage, I reread the script but was hard-pressed to find any versions of it on DVD. I didn't realize that my annual mid-winter viewings of old beach-party movies were better preparation for seeing this show than anything else I'd be likely find.

Cowabunga! Darko Tresnjak dares to be dumb with his incessantly wacky staging of Shakespeare's shortest, silliest comedy that runs through Feb. 12.

Tresnjak cites Greek cinema of the 1960s — "Never On Sunday," "Topkapi" and "Zorba the Greek" — as well as the Rock Hudson and Gina Lollobrigida opus "Come September," the...

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