Featured Events Spotlight

July 1-3, 2017
The 14th Annual Pork & Brew, New Mexico’s ORIGINAL Food Festival, will return to the Santa Ana Star Center. Experience the many varieties of BBQ and the “low and slow” cooking process that separates real BBQ from backyard grilling. Pork & Brew brings together the best food vendors from around the region, this three-day festival featuring BBQ, local craft bee...
July 4, 2017
Join the City of Albuquerque at Balloon Fiesta Park to celebrate our country's Independence Day! Enjoy free face painting, inflatables and more fun kids' activities. Grab a drink in the Microbrew Garden, with local beer, wine and spirits. Browse a massive food court of more than 30 food vendors with sweet and savory selections or relax with a great view of a...
Through August 27, 2017
From Billy the Kid to Breaking Bad, movies and television have portrayed and marketed our state into the present day. Guest curated by American cultural historian Paul Andrew Hutton, this pop culture exhibit includes westerns, war movies, comedy, and science fiction. IMAGE Lobby card, Kit Carson, 1928 Paramount Pictures Offset lithograph Courtesy Paul A. Hut...
Through August 31, 2017
Come cheer on the Albuquerque Isotopes in their 2017 season. The Albuquerque Isotopes are the Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.
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Event Details
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Admission: Free

  • Location: Civic Plaza

  • 401 Second St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-247-8600
  • Event Website

Shakespeare on the Plaza: The Comedy of Errors

Take a pair of twin brothers (both called Antipholus), and another pair of twin servants (both called Dromio), separate them at birth and set them adrift in a city wary of strangers and with a reputation for sorcery, and you have a recipe for theatrical mayhem. One Antipholus is shocked by the kindness of strangers; the other confused by the people he knows. The Dromios, caught in middle, suffer the consequences! A chaotic tale of mistaken identity, hilarious slapstick, and a city gone mad.
Co-produced by The Vortex Theare & The City of Albuquerque, Shakespeare on the Plaza is one of the only Shakespeare festivals in the nation that takes place in the urban center of of a major US city. We believe a healthy city has a vibrant center, and we are proud to be a part of the downtown renaissance in Albuquerque.

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