The next production of the Dulwich Players will be The Comedy of Errors by Wlilliam Shakespeare, which will be performed in the open air at both Dulwich Picture Gallery garden and in Dulwich Park in July. The production has been accepted to be part of the Royal Shakespeare’ Company’s 2014-5 Open Stages Project. This project, part of the RSVC commitment to transforming the relationship between amateur and professional theatres invited groups undertaking Shakespeare and Shakespeare related productions to become part of a wider group. The Dulwich Players are one of 96 groups (out of 250 who applied) taking part, with each company receiving training, director mentoring, feedback and support from the RSC and partner theatres. The directors and cast of The Comedy of Errors have taken part in a range of workshops run by RSC professionals in preparation for their summer production.
The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare will be performed in the garden of Dulwich Picture Gallery Saturday 5th July at 12 noon and Sunday 6th July at 12 noon and 3pm. Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July in the American Garden, Dulwich Park 2pm and 5pm.
It will also be performed by The Dulwich Players on Saturday 30th August in the Dell, the RSC’s open-air space, in Stratford-upon-Avon.