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GO PUBLIC! Mobile Unit's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

GO PUBLIC! MOBILE UNIT'S THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

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Tour across all five boroughs / De gira por los cinco distritos May 28 – June 30, 2024 90 minutes / 90 minutos

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 by Rebecca Martínez 

Mobile Unit's
LA COMEDIA DE ERRORES
De William Shakespeare
Adaptación de Rebecca Martínez y Julián Mesri
Música, dirección musical y traducción al español de Julián Mesri
Letra de Julián Mesri y Rebecca Martínez
Dirección y coreografía de 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.

LA COMEDIA DE ERRORES (THE COMEDY OF ERRORS) se presentará en inglés y español en sitios al aire libre en colaboración con la New York Public Library y Bryant Park y como parte de la serie “Backyard at Hudson Yards presentada por Wells Fargo” en Hudson Yards. Mobile Unit también aparecerá en plazas y parques públicos de los cinco distritos en asociación con NYC Parks y otros socios de The Public, incluyendo St. John the Divine. La gira comienza el martes 28 de mayo y continúa hasta el domingo 30 de junio como parte del compromiso de The Public de llevar el teatro gratuito a todos y profundizar su compromiso con las comunidades de toda la ciudad de Nueva York.

Concebida por la directora Rebecca Martínez y el compositor Julián Mesri, la adaptación de LA COMEDIA DE LOS ERRORES (THE COMEDY OF ERRORS) adopta estilos musicales contemporáneos de Latinoamérica en una historia de separación y reencuentro. Con actores y músicos en vivo, esta adaptación musical moderna aporta una energía vibrante a una historia antigua de dos pares de gemelos separados por mares tormentosos mientras superan un desconcertante caso de identidad equivocada, y el caos y la hilarante confusión que eso conlleva.


The initial cast for THE COMEDY OF ERRORS includes Varín Ayala (Egeon, Pinch); Jacinta Clusellas (Music Director/Guitarist); Danaya Esperanza (Adriana); Rebecca Jimenez (Understudy); Keren Lugo (Luciana); Alan Mendez (Understudy); Sara Ornelas (Troubadour), Gían Pérez (Dromio); and Desireé Rodriguez (Courtesan, Emilia).

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Free Theater. All Are Welcome.

Join us!

All performances take place outdoors. There is chair seating available at all locations, but seating is determined on a first-come, first-served basis and is not guaranteed. A reservation is not required to attend, but by clicking “I’ll Be There” and indicating your performance date, we’ll be able to send you a performance reminder, detailed instructions on how to get to the performance site, and exciting content about the show! Let us know you are coming.

Todas las presentaciónes se realizan al aire libre y todos son bienvenidos.

No se requiere una reserva para asistir y no garantiza un asiento en la presentación, pero si nos dice con un clic "I'll Be There" y su interés en la presentación deseada, nos permitirá enviarle un recordatorio de la presentación, instrucciones detalladas sobre cómo llegar al sitio de la presentación, y más! Déjanos saber si vendrás.

Mobile Unit Tour Schedule

MOBILE UNIT TOUR SCHEDULE:

  • May 28 - June 2: NY Public Library at Bryant Park (Manhattan)
    • Please note, Partner seating is limited on May 29
  • June 4: Wolfe's Pond (Staten Island)
  • June 5: J. Hood Wright Park (Manhattan)
  • June 6 - June 9, June 13 - June 14, June 20 - June 21: Hudson Yards (Manhattan)
  • June 11: Roy Wilkins Park (Queens)
  • June 12, June 15: A.R.R.O.W Field House (Queens)
  • June 16, June 30: St. John The Divine (Manhattan)
  • June 18: Sunset Park (Brooklyn)
  • June 19: Travers Park (Queens)
  • June 22: Maria Hernandez Park (Brooklyn)
  • June 23: Astor Place (Manhattan)
  • June 25 - June 26: St. Mary's Park (Bronx)
  • June 27 - June 29: Prospect Park (Brooklyn)
Calendar Icons

Each date indicates with an icon which borough we'll be on tour:

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  • image5xxo.png is the Bronx
  • 2425Public_icons_V1_150sq_manh.png is Manhattan
  • image72bis.png is Staten Island
  • 2425Public_icons_V1_150sq_queens.png is Queens
Accessible Performances

Open Caption and Audio Described performance dates are pending. 

Learn more about Accessibility Services for People with Disabilities. If you have additional questions, need assistance or an accommodation, please feel free to speak to a member of our staff at any point during your visit or contact us at [email protected].

Partners and Young Partners Seating

Seats for all performances are free, general admission, and non-ticketed. Young Partners at the Shiva level and above and all Partners will have access to a special seating section (subject to availability) at performance tour stops. There is a four (4) guest limit. Please note, Partner seating is limited on May 29.

To access the Partners seating section, stop by the welcome table, and present your GoPublic! Members Pass and receive a wristband to access the seats.

GO PUBLIC! Map and Locations

Check out the Google Map for all the locations around New York City this summer! Join us:

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Join In Today

Join in as a Troy Supporter Plus with a gift of $300 or more. You'll gain access to reserved areas at select free outdoor screenings, plus more benefits throughout the summer. However, the greatest benefit is knowing that you're supporting access to Free Shakespeare for all New Yorkers, both in their communities and homes. Join today!

Revitalizing The Delacorte

The Public, in partnership with Central Park Conservancy and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, has embarked on a much-needed revitalization of the 62-year-old Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The plan will dramatically improve the home of Free Shakespeare in the Park, addressing critical infrastructure, accessibility, and theatrical needs. Renovations are underway and while the theater is closed, don’t miss Go Public! A Festival of Free Shakespeare in the Park taking place all over NYC this summer. We look forward to the revitalized Delacorte’s premiere in the summer of 2025. Learn more. 

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SPONSORS.

The Mobile Unit is made possible by leadership support from the Abrams Foundation and The Tow Foundation. Generous support for The Mobile Unit is provided by Gina Maria Leonetti, The McLaughlin Children’s Trust, and an anonymous donor.

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