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Specialty Nights

  • Discussion Nights November 19 & December 11, 2024
  • Pride Night December 6, 2024
  • Masks Required November 19 at 7:30PM, December 1 at 2PM & January 3 at 8PM
  • ASL Interpreted November 21, 2024

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

October 29, 2024 – January 12, 2025

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It’s a comedy tonight in Sondheim’s zany, hysterical, Tony Award-winning musical romp.

In one of the greatest musical comedies of all time, three households reside next to each other in ancient Rome. Just outside their doors, the exploits of a quick-thinking Roman slave, a braggart soldier, a beautiful courtesan, a lovesick young man and others devolve into uproarious chaos in a fast-paced, witty and monumental escapade.

With mistaken identities, wily ruses, madcap chases, a love story, and a happy ending of course, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’s audacious and irreverent spectacle has something for everyone.

“This brazenly retro Broadway musical, inspired by Plautus, is almost as timeless as comedy itself.” – The New York Times

Running time is approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.

This show has mild sexual innuendos and will use theatrical haze. Recommended for ages 6+. Click here for more detailed content warnings

  • Show art does not necessarily reflect production casting.
    Photo by Christopher Mueller. Model: Maria Rizzo