By David Grote and Arthur Wilmurt with help from the ancient city's hottest comedy writer, Plautus.
Cast: 7m., 7w. (Flexible.) In comedy, all roads lead to Rome and Plautus, and this lively, modern adaptation suggests why. Charinus is a nice Roman boy who has fallen in love with a slave girl. Unfortunately, so has his father, and his dad has more money. But Dad has to be careful Mom doesn't find out, so he seeks the help of a neighbor. Eventually the wives straighten out the husbands and the lovers are united, but not before an incredible series of mistaken identities, confusions, pratfalls and comic disasters. One ext. set. Approximate Running Time: 30 minutes.