“The Boys from Syracuse” at Opera Theatre of TCNJ

“The Boys from Syracuse”
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Based on a Play by William Shakespeare
Adapted by George Abbott

Based on William Shakespeare’s play “A Comedy of Errors” The action takes place in Ephesus in ancient Asia Minor, and the concerns The efforts of two boys from Syracuse, Anthipholus and his servant Dromio, to find their long-lost twins who, for reason of plot confusion, are also named Anthipholus and Dromio. Complications arise when the wife of the Ephesians, Adriana and her servant Luce, mistake the two strangers for their husband, though the couples eventually get sorted out after Adriana's sister Luciana and the Syracuse Antipholus admit their love. Boys features the popular song “This Can’t Be Love.”

Performed by Opera Theatre of TCNJ
At TCNJ - Kendall Hall Performing Arts Center
Performances ran
Thursday, February 28, 2002 thru Sunday, March 3, 2002
Adriana.... Stephanie Overton
Aegeon.... Jay Brancato Has Bio
Angelo.... James Holden
Antipholus Of Ephesus.... Chad Flynn
Antipholus Of Syracuse.... Erik Ransom
Apprentice.... Scott Brown
Corporal.... Stuart Cobb
Dromio Of Ephesus.... Christopher Patti
Dromio Of Syracuse.... Aaron Zimmer Has Bio
Duke.... John Eliott
Fatima.... Lauren Cugliotta
Galatea.... Caroline Bassillo
Luce.... Melissa Ayvas
Luciana.... Kelly Johnson
Merchant Of Ephesus.... Gregory Jung
Merchant Of Syracuse.... Kevin Bailey
Pygmalian.... Patrick Shea
Seeress.... Angela Duross
Sergeant.... Ryan Haggett
Sorcerer.... Curt Foxworth Has Bio
The Courtesan.... Marie Ilg
Civilian / Slave.... Jose Balandran
Civilian / Slave.... Katie Dowson
Courtesan.... Jamie Mulch
Courtesan.... Julia Witzig
Maid / Amazon.... Colleen Gill
Maid / Amazon.... Melanie Lombardi
Directed by Jim DeMonic
Choreography by Irazema L. Rivera
Scenic Design by Dale Simon
Lighting Design by Kevin Potucek
Sound Design by Rich Kroth
Musical Direction by Robert Parrish
Rehearsal Accompanist by Don Teneblatt
Note: These recording are not of the productions list here, but of Broadway or Hollywood versions.