We Open Tomorrow Night?! by Michael Wehrli is a scripted talent show where you are the stars! Each production can insert their own acts (dance, comedy, singing – the choice is yours) for an hilarious and entertaining evening for all.

The Comedy of Errors

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

The Comedy of Errors

cutting and notes by John Minigan from the original by Shakespeare

A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's comedy about mistaken identity.

 About 60 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks

5 M | 5 W | 8 Any Gender, + jailers, officers, and attendants, Doubling Possible

Simple Set

 41 pages

Comedy Classical Adaptation Shakespeare Shakespeare in an Hour

Average Producer Rating:

Reviews from Past Producers
Livestream and Virtual (e.g. Zoom) Options Learn More

Open the door to Shakespearean performance with these special adaptations. Each page has a sidebar with word translations, acting tips, and character suggestions.

These scripts have also found success in English classes.

Two sets of twins, separated at birth, end up in the same town. A comedy of errors and mistaken identity ensues.

"I gave you the money! You promised me a chain. Why did you lock me out? You ate dinner at home. Where’s my money? Where’s my chain? Demons and ghosts surround us!"

A great combination of Shakespeare, physical action, and slapstick humour.

We accept orders worldwide using the following payment methods:
Purchase Orders accepted from US and Canadian Schools.
Info for your purchasing department.

Not sure what you need to order? Check out our pricing and ordering guide.

Royalty fees apply to all performances whether or not admission is charged. Any performance in front of an audience (e.g. an invited dress rehearsal) is considered a performance for royalty purposes.

Exemption details for scenes and monologues for competition.

Related Titles

As You Like It

A one act annotated version of Shakespeare's love filled comedy.

We Are Masks

We all wear a mask. What will happen when the world sees who you really are?

The Redemption of Gertie Greene

Is Gertie really what everyone calls her: a freak, strange, stupid, clumsy, and mean?

Ashland Falls

Who will pay the price when the real world and the play collide?

Chemo Girl and Other Plays

A collection of plays that examine the impact of cancer as seen through the eyes of teenagers. Can be performed as a full length or one acts.

Magic Fairy in the Microwave

An ordinary girl has an overactive imagination. Maybe. This is a fast physical extravaganza with guns, knives, and blood. Kittens will be harmed.

One Beer Too Many

Skip writes from the heart, but uncovers something no one wants to read.


Two friends without a car wait and talk. And wait and talk. And wait and talk...

Huge Hands

A scrawny teenaged boy envisions the perfect way to fight back.

Constantly, Incessantly, All The Time

A young girl examines the backpack of her life.

Get On the List!

If you teach theatre you really want to get on our email list. You’ll learn all about our latest giveaways, resources, and products for theatre teachers.