Shakespeare Under The Stars Will Return In December With A Comedy Of Errors

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Shakespeare Under The Stars Will Return In December With A Comedy Of Errors

Laugh your way through an evening of perfect chaos and confusion.

Round up your friends, pack up a picnic and head to the Royal Botanic Gardens this summer for a hilarious evening of Shakespeare Under The Stars. This year, you’ll be treated to one of the Bard’s earliest shows, A Comedy of Errors. Sprawl out on Southern Cross Lawn and laugh till you cry from December 18 to February 5.

Shakespeare Under The Stars

The Australian Shakespeare Company has delighted audiences with Shakespeare Under The Stars since 1987. And now, in a post-lockdown world, outdoor entertainment is more important than ever. This December, rustle up your friends and sit down for A Comedy of Errors.

This farcical comedy is about two sets of identical twins that are separated at birth and end up in the same town on the same day. Join them on their chaotic adventure, as mistaken identities lead to situations like seduction, arrest, beatings, theft and other crazy shenanigans.

At this outdoor show, you’re encouraged to bring along everything you would bring to a picnic. This includes a picnic rug, tasty snacks and drinks. If you bring a picnic chair, you will need to sit at the back as a courtesy to those sitting on blankets.


If you upgrade to an A Reserve ticket, you will be given a souvenir programme and seated on a personalised low rise chair in the Premium Reserved seating area. You will also receive a complementary red, white or sparkling wine to enjoy during the performance. You will also receive a complimentary tea, coffee or hot chocolate to keep warm during the interval.

Tickets may be exchanged up to three hours before performance time, so if you’re feeling unwell, you can stay home. Of course, if the performance is cancelled due to COVID, you will receive either a full refund, exchange or lifetime credit.

A Comedy of Errors will play on Southern Cross Lawn from December 18 to February 5 at 8pm.

Learn more about the show by clicking here.

See what else is playing this season here.

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