The Comedy of Errors


West Linn High School Performing Arts Dept.
Set and Lighting Design (and Direction)

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS by William Shakespeare – February 2003

Directed by Jon Ares.  Costume Design by Cheryl Cantwell. Scenic Painting by Elesa Douglas.
Performed in the physical style of Commedia del’Arte — and physical it was! Scenically, it was like a perspective story book — a popup book, perhaps. Placed in Venetia in the late 1600’s, I used a palette of colours once visible in Venice (and still is, if you look hard enough!)… we let the set do most of the over-the-top colour, and kept the costumes more monochromatic.