by Michael Meigs
Published on June 27, 2009
This is a cheerful and effective production, fully in keeping with the high standards of the sponsoring organization. At the post-play discussion it was clear from the actors' comments that director Matt Radford's tough love approach was valued.
Playing Shakespeare is art but it is also craft, and there's no better way to learn both aspects than by studying and rehearsing under the guidance of a knowledgeable teacher. Austin Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors illustrates that dictum and provides fine summer evening delights at the Curtain Theatre. The lively young company has been forced by the unusually brutal heat to cancel two afternoon matinees -- both Saturday and Sunday. But don't hesitate to drive the …