A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Time: November 16, 2017 at 7:30pm to December 3, 2017 at 2:30pm
Location: Florida Southern College
Street: 111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr.
City/Town: Lakeland
Website or Map: http://www.flsouthern.edu/vis…
Phone: 863-680-6089
Event Type: musical, theatre
Organized By: FSC
Latest Activity: Nov 30, 2017

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Broadway's greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent – and one of the funniest musicals ever written. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from the 2000 year-old comedies of Roman playwright, Plautus, with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. Pseudolus struggles to win the hand of a beautiful courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for his freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, and a showgirl or two.

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by Burt Shelove and Larry Gelbart
Directed by Scott Cook; Musical direction by Shannon Kropf

Venue: Loca Lee Buckner Theatre

  • November 16 to 19 at 7:30 PM (Sundays at 2:30 PM)
  • November 30 to December 3 at 7:30 PM (Sundays at 2:30 PM)

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