The Comedy of Errors & The Tempest by William Shakespeare

The Comedy of Errors: One of Shakespeare’s first and most beloved works, The Comedy of Errors is a madcap adventure of mistaken identity and the chaos that ensues. Combining farce, slapstick humor and romance, Shakespeare’s tale takes two sets of twins separated at birth and throws them all into a town renowned for sorcery. The result is a comic masterpiece, showing audiences that even a young William Shakespeare knew how to weave a tale that still ensnares us all.

The Tempest: One of Shakespeare’s last and greatest works, The Tempest is part fairy tale, part romance and nothing but pure magic. From the crash of the opening storm, to the echo of the play’s famous closing lines, audiences will be spellbound by the beauty of Shakespeare’s language and enthralled by the brilliance of his invention. Prospero, the magician and exiled Duke; Miranda, his beautiful daughter; Caliban, his half human slave; and Ariel, a spirit of the air; are all part of the story, but Shakespeare is the true star in this late, great masterpiece of reconciliation and forgiveness.

The Comedy of Errors is sponsored by Tucson Marriott University Park, and The Tempest is sponsored by Pat Engels & Richard Medland.


Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 1:30pm to Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 1:30pm

Date Details:

Previews: Feb 28 at 1:30pm, Feb 29 at 7:30pm
Evenings: Mar 2-4, Mar 12, Mar 24, Mar 26, Apr 1 at 7:30pm
Matinees: Mar 5, Mar 27, Apr 2 at 1:30pm

THE TEMPEST Production Run: 
Previews: Mar 6 at 1:30pm, Mar 7 at 7:30pm
Evenings: Mar 9-11, Mar 25, Mar 31, Apr 2 at 7:30pm
Matinees: Mar 12, Mar 26, Apr 3 at 1:30pm

Special UA Night performance for UA staff, students and faculty: March 30th, 7:30pm The Tempest 

Everybody in the audience wear your UA apparel or red & blue on March 30th & show your university spirit! If you wear your black UA School of Theatre, Film & Television T-shirt, you'll get a free concession item, compliments of the School's Marketing & Development Director! T-shirts can be purchased in the UA Fine Arts Box Office for $12 + tax ($12.98). Many sizes available (while supplies last).


Tornabene Theatre on the NW side of campus, on the SE corner of Speedway/Park. 

Is this event appropriate for children?

Yes, it's kid friendly!

Ticket information


  • Regular $28,
  • Senior/UA Employee/Military $26
  • Student $19
  • Preview $17

Alumni discount about 20% off qualifying rate
Deeper discounts apply for groups numbering 10+

Ticket Information

UA Fine Arts Box Office
(520) 621-1162
12pm-4pm, Monday through Friday 
Also open one hour before each performance

Nearest parking garage(s)

Park Avenue Garage

UA parking map

UA parking map