A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum follows the story of Pseudolus, a crafty slave who hatches a series of outrageous schemes to win his freedom. When he learns that his master’s son is in love with a courtesan from the house next door, Pseudolus seizes the opportunity to help them unite. As chaos unfolds, the audience is treated to a parade of eccentric characters, clever wordplay, and fast-paced antics.
Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1962)
Cast Size: 10+
Setting: BCE / Italy (Rome)
Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Music Theatre International➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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