Today in rehearsals for the Petersfield Shakespeare Festival, director Becky Hope-Palmer and composer/musical director Edward Court sit down to discuss music and it’s place in Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of Errors’, revealing the musicians and instruments soon to appear onstage.
‘The Comedy of Errors’ opens on 17 July at the Petersfield Shakespeare Festival.
Rehearsals progress for the Petersfield Shakespeare Festival where Director, Becky Hope-Palmer and Movement Director, Patricia Suarez for ‘The Comedy of Errors’ discuss how comedy can been created through movement.
Becky Hope-Palmer, director of ‘The Comedy of Errors’, discusses the intricacies of the rehearsal process, especially the development and characterisation of the two sets of twins.
Actors Sorcha Kennedy and Sam Hollis, playing the two Dromios, also give an insight into their portrayal of the twins onstage and the process to explore their roles combined with the comedic nature of the play.
‘The Comedy of Errors’ opens at the Petersfield Shakespeare Festival on 17 July.
Rehearsals are underway for this year’s Petersfield Shakespeare Festival.
In this new series of short diary recordings, Directors Becky Hope-Palmer and Jake Smith share tantalising glimpses into the theatrical production process and express their personal thoughts as the plays move from page to stage.
Today, Becky Hope-Palmer gets her Comedy of Errors company together for the first time.