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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Production Information


Previews:

May 01, 1962 (8 previews)

Opening:

May 08, 1962

Closing:August 29, 1964
# Performances:964
Theatres: Alvin Theatre (New York, NY)
5/1/1962 - 3/7/1964

Mark Hellinger Theatre (New York, NY)
3/9/1964 - 5/9/1964

Majestic Theatre (New York, NY)
5/11/1964 - 8/29/1964

Production Type:Original Production
Production Status: Closed
Run Type:Open Run
Market:Broadway
Intermissions:1
Version:Original Broadway Version
 

 


Other Productions of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum


1962   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1963   West End London Production
West End
1963   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1971   Regional (US) Regional Revival
Regional (US)
1972   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
1986   West End London Revival
West End
1987   US Tour National Tour
US Tour
1991   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Production
Off-Broadway
1996   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
2004   West End Royal National Theatre Production
West End

 


Audio Recordings


1962  Composer's Demo
[unreleased]
1962  Studio Demo
[unreleased]
1962  Original Broadway Cast
1963  Original London Cast
1966  Film Soundtrack
1996  Broadway Revival Cast

Show Information

SHOW TYPE: Musical

OTHER TITLES:

  • The Plautus Project (working title)

Score Overview


The following is a list of songs in the show or that have been included in the show in various versions:

Main Program

Comedy Tonight
Love, I Hear
Free
The House of Marcus Lycus [i]
Lovely
Pretty Little Picture
Everybody Ought to Have a Maid
I'm Calm
Impossible
Bring Me My Bride
That Dirty Old Man
That'll Show Him
Funeral Sequence and Dance
a.k.a. Funeral Sequence
a.k.a. Dirge

Cut prior to opening

Love Is in the Air
Your Eyes Are Blue
Echo Song
Invocation
I Do Like You
The House of Marcus Lycus [ii]
Something About a War
a.k.a. There's Something About a War
The Gaggle of Geese
Window Across the Way
Miles Gloriosus

Written for the 1972 revival

Farewell