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    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
    By Larry Gelbart, Stephen Sondheim, Burt Shevelove

    20:15, Sun 8th September 2019 - Thu 12th September 2019 at Random Venue 36
    21:00, Sun 15th September 2019 - Thu 19th September 2019 at Random Venue 36
    20:45, Sun 22nd September 2019 - Thu 26th September 2019 at Random Venue 36
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    A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
    Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus, specifically Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus and Mostellaria, the musical tells the bawdy story of a slave named Pseudolus and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door. The plot displays many classic elements of farce, including puns, the slamming of doors, cases of mistaken identity, and satirical comments on social class. The title derives from the line that vaudeville comedians often used to begin a story: "A funny thing happened on the way to the theater".
    The musical's original 1962 Broadway run won several Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Book. A Funny Thing has enjoyed several Broadway and West End revivals and was made into a successful film starring the original lead of the musical, Zero Mostel.

    Cast

    Miles Gloriosus -
    Erronius -
    Marcus Lycus -
    Senex -
    Domina -
    Pseudolus -
    Philia -
    Gymnasia -

    Band

    Clarinet -
    Percussion -
    Flute -

    Production Team

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    Lighting Designer -
    Publicity Designer -
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