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Event date: 6/20/1997 7:30 PM - 6/29/1997 3:00 PM Export event
Don Gingold
/ Categories: Past Shows

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Naperville Central HS Auditorium

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
Book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Performances were:
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM, Sundays at 2:00 PM
June 20, 21, 22 & 27, 28, 29
Tickets for future productions available from the box office and through the Naperville Park District
A wonderful musical comedy set in ancient Rome written by Stephen Sondheim. "A Comedy Tonight!" Pseudolus, a roguish slave to a Roman family, schemes to become free. His young master, Hero, promises freedom if Pseudolus can obtain a beautiful girl, Philia, whom Hero has seen from his bedroom window. Deliciously unsavory characters, a befuddled father with a shrewish wife, neighbors, strangers and the Roman army are all drawn into the mounting confusion as this side-splitting comedy unwinds.

DIRECTED BY: Alan Weiger

MUSICAL DIRECTION BY: Ted Waltmire

CHOREOGRAPHY BY: Brian Sommer

PRODUCED BY: Dick Hawks, assisted by Mike Choate


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