The Comedy of Errors | Critical Review by Alvin Klein

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of The Comedy of Errors.
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Critical Review by Alvin Klein

SOURCE: Klein, Alvin. Review of The Comedy of Errors. New York Times (24 June 2001): NJ11.

In the following review, Klein considers Brian B. Crowe's 2001 The Comedy of Errors for the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival an excessive farce short on style, but enjoys a few poignant moments in the production.

One of the reassuring things about The Comedy of Errors, revived once more at the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival after a mere eight years, is that you are not expected to understand anything about it. Forget your brain; attend to your heart.

The play has been a puzzlement, one would daresay, ever since Shakespeare wrote it. That could have been in 1590, give or take a few birth years, depending on where you look it up, or which maven you ask.

The many who argue with the many others who believe this is...

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