The Comedy of Asses

UMKC - Spencer Theatre

October 2011

 

Directed by Theodore Swetz and Stephanie Roberts

Scenic Design by Erin Walley

Costume Design by Allison Dillard

Lighting Design by Richard L. Sprecker

Sound Design by Ryan M. Hall and Cynthia Postlewait

A comedy by Plautus, The Comedy of Asses shows us a tried and true comedic technique of lower caste getting the better of the upper caste.  This production featured the ensemble also as an orchestra, with several sections of dialogue recreated into fun musical numbers.

by Plautus

© 2017 by Richard L. Sprecker

Prologue

Plautus sets us a slightly off-kilter world where the slaves get the best of their masters