The Comedy of Errors
3 - 7 August 2022
State Theatre Centre of WA, Heath Ledger Theatre

The Comedy of Errors

3 - 7 August 2022 State Theatre Centre of WA, Heath Ledger Theatre

Presented by State Theatre Centre of WA and Bell Shakespeare

Shipwrecked and separated 25 years earlier, two sets of long-lost twins miraculously find themselves in the same city on the same day. What could possibly go wrong?

The Comedy of Errors is a hilarious romp of swapped identities, misguided love, mistaken imprisonment and chaotic mishaps, leading to an unbelievably crazy day for bumbling twins.

At the heart of this tale of comedic misfortune is an old man searching for his lost children who has found himself in the fight of his life … to save his life. As far-fetched coincidences unfold, chaotic hilarity ensues and a man’s life could be saved — if only everything would go to plan.

Directed by Janine Watson (Romeo and Juliet, Ensemble Theatre's Unqualified), this is a beautiful story about reunion, wrapped up in an evening of entertainment and laughter.

After a day of mistaken identity leading to unfair thrashings, wrongful arrests and false charges of infidelity, robbery, madness and even demonic possession, can the twins possibly reunite and live happily ever after?

"And now let's go hand in hand, not one before another"
Dromio of Ephesus, Act 5 Scene 1


By William Shakespeare
Director Janine Watson


Julia Billington

This performance will be going on sale to the general public later in the year. To be the first to know, please sign up to our waitlist by clicking here.

Please note:
  • Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break during the performance.
  • Mobile telephones and electronic devices are to be turned off during the performance.
  • Cameras, video cameras and tape recorders will not be permitted without the consent of the promoter.


  • $75.00 - $79.00 Adult 

A Reserve

  • $65.00 - $69.00 Adult
  • $45.00 - $49.00 Concession (Full time students, Pensioners, Seniors Card holders, unemployed)
  • $32.50 Students
  • $30.00 Under 30s

Groups (10+)

  • $70.00 Premium (10+)
  • $60.00 A Reserve (10+)
  • $40.00 Concession Groups (10+)
  • $25.00 School Groups (8+) for Schools only performance and Q+A on Thursday 4 August at 11am. Receive 1 complimentary ticket for every 10 tickets purchased.
  • $32.50 A Reserve Schools (8+) Receive 1 complimentary ticket for every 8 tickets purchased.
  • For group bookings phone (08) 6212 9291 or email 

Babes in arms permitted for infants up to 2 years old.

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Group bookings: $8.95.
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Captioned performance

  • Thursday 4 August 2021 at 7:30pm
    To secure your Captioning Device for the night, please contact the venue. The devices are subject to availability. Alternatively the Go Theatrical Captioning App, on which the captions can be viewed during the show, can be downloaded onto your own apple or android device.

Auslan interpreted performance

  • Thursday 4 August 2021 at 7:30pm Use promo code AUSLAN to access seats in view of the interpreter. 

Audio Described performance

  • Saturday 6 August 2021 at 2:15pm

Schools only performance with post show Q+A

  • Thursday 4 August 2021 at 11am

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