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WINTER 2011 MUSICAL
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - cast photo

A Funny Thing Happened
on the Way to the Forum
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Auditions: Jan. 16 & 17
Performances: Feb. 25, 26, 27*, March 3, 4, 5, 6*, 10, 11, 12, 13*
Artistic Director: John Stenko
Musical Director: Lizzie Brahm-Kriger

Based on the plays of Plautus, "Tragedy tomorrow, comedy tonight!" Broadway's greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written, the perfect escape from life's troubles. "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum" takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000 year-old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. The result is a non-stop laugh fest in which a crafty slave (Pseudolus) struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan (Philia) for his young master (Hero), in exchange for freedom. Songs include "Comedy Tonight," "Lovely," and many more! A Tony award winner! Danielle Grau as Gymnasia David Santiago as Marcus Lycus Bill Walker as Erronius Austan Sullivan as A Protean David Lowe as Miles Gloriosus Larry Schnabel as Hysterium Pat Justin as Domina John Stenko as Senex Donna Fahey as Panacea Joey Reader as A Courtesan Danielle Farmer as A Courtesan Amanda Ryals as Vibrata Casey Rollins as Tintinabula Robert Baldwin as Hero Brian Fitzgibbons as Pseudolus Alexa Baldwin as Philia visit Sandi Carroll online



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