Antipholus

Antipholus

identically named sons of Aegeon and Emilia. [Br. Lit.: Comedy of Errors]
See: Twins
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As Antipholus of Syracuse exemplifies in The Comedy of Errors (1585), sirens have always been related to semi-divine beings and attributed the power to enchant and transform others with their song.
Antipholus and his servant, Dromio, both of Syracuse arrive in Ephesus, which turns out to be the home of their long lost twins, who go by the same names.
The story unfolds when Antipholus and his lifelong servant Dromio find themselves in Ephesus as they search the world over for a twin, lost in infancy.
For instance, when discussing the dangerous reputation of Ephesus as a town "full of cozenage" (1.2.97), Antipholus S.
The comedy follows two pairs of identical twins, Antipholus of Syracuse and Antipholus of Ephesus, and their servants, both named Dromio.
Taking place in the city of Ephesus, the plot details the arrival of Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, in what audiences quickly clock as the home town of their identical twin brothers, Antipholus of Ephesus and his servant, Dromio of Ephesus.
This fantastical comedy follows two pairs of identical twins, Antipholus of Syracuse and Antipholus of Ephesus, and their servants, who are both named Dromio.
And that is ironic: To have the brothers, both named Antipholus, and their servants, both named Dromios, inadvertently mix their lives up for a day is already a recipe for all-out hilarity.
The plot revolves around twin brothers separated at birth, both called Antipholus, and twin servants likewise separated and both called Dromio.
Antipholus and Dromio arrive from the neighbouring province of Syracuse but, unknown to them, Ephesus plays host to their identical twin brothers, separated at birth.
Joseph Chance and Dan Wheeler will play the twin Antipholus brothers in The Comedy of Errors, with debutants Matthew McPherson and Will Featherstone as their respective long-suffering twin servants, both called Dromio.
Into this run-down piazza come Antipholus of Syracuse and his manservant, Dromio of Syracuse, baffling those familiar with the strangers' resident lookalikes, Antipholus and Dromio of Ephesus.