June 8, 2024    
6:30 pm


Hudson Yards
20 Hudson Yards, New York, NY

This is a non-ticketed event. Chairs are first-come-first-served (there is also standing room). Click HERE for more information.

The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit’s Bilingual Musical Adaptation of The Comedy of Errors.

By William Shakespeare 
Adaptation by Rebecca Martínez  and Julián Mesri 
Music, Music Direction, and Spanish Translations by Julián Mesri 
Lyrics by Julián Mesri and Rebecca Martínez 
Directed and Choreographed by Rebecca Martínez 

THE COMEDY OF ERRORSwill be performed in English and Spanish at outdoor sites in collaboration with The New York Public Library and Bryant Park and as part of the “Backyard at Hudson Yards presented by Wells Fargo” series at Hudson Yards. The Mobile Unit will also perform in public plazas and parks across the five boroughs in partnership with NYC Parks as well as other key Public Theater partners, including St. John the Divine. Performances begin Tuesday, May 28, and continue through Sunday, June 30as part of The Public’s commitment to bringing free theater to all and deepening its engagement with communities around NYC. 

Conceived by director Rebecca Martínez and composer Julián Mesri, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS adaptation embraces contemporary music styles from Latin America in a tale of separation and reunion. Featuring live actor-musicians, this modern musical adaptation brings a vibrant energy to an age-old tale of two sets of twins separated by stormy seas as they overcome a baffling case of mistaken identity—and the mayhem and hilarious confusion that follows.

Access THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Program here.