The Boys From Syracuse (1991)

Music by Richard Rodgers;
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart;
Book by George Abbot;
Based on The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare

The Open Air Theatre's 1991 production of The Boys from Syracuse was directed by Dame Judi Dench. The cast featured Samantha Spiro and Jenny Galloway, who won the Olivier Award for best supporting actress.
The production won an Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival.

The cast

Creative team

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The Stage

“it requires the intimacy which Judi Dench has made sure it receives at Regent’s Park... ...The commedia dell ‘arte inspired settings and costumes of James Merifield also make a notable contribution to the show’s success”