A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum - St. Louis, MO (Regional)

$15-$95

Load up the chariots, we are off to The Muny for big, big laughs! Considered one of Broadway's greatest farces, this musical romp through Rome includes desperate lovers, mistaken identities, scheming neighbors and secrets behind every toga. With delicious music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, this is one hair-brained Roman forum you won't want to miss!

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St. Louis MUNY

(St. Louis, MO)
#1 Theatre Drive
St. Louis, MO 63112

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum St. Louis, MO (Regional) Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM is a nonstop laughfest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted, courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors and a showgirl or two.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
On May 9 (7:30pm) PBS Poetry in America will air 'Finishing The Hat' - Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
On May 9 (7:30pm) PBS Poetry in America will air 'Finishing The Hat' - Stephen Sondheim. Sondheim is widely hailed as the greatest modern American musical theater composer. Series creator Elisa New speaks with Broadway stage actors including Melissa Errico, writer Adam Gopnik, and others to explore Sondheim's singular ability to blend lyrics and music-using as their case study this song from his Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George.
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2020
The 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will celebrate the life and legacy of American theater producer and director Harold 'Hal' Prince with the Drama Desk's newly established lifetime achievement honor.
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2020
Looking for something new to read while stuck inside, but still need your Broadway fix? We've rounded up 10 of our favorite theatre-themed history books to fill the void!
by Roy Berko - May 13, 2020
No one knows for sure, but according to Playhouse CEO and President Gina Gernaci, present plans call for FROZEN to open on August 15, 2020, three weeks later than originally planned. This will be followed on September 22 by HAMILTON.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with the new musical 'The Year of Living Dangerously!'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
The Third Avenue Playhouse, located in historic downtown Sturgeon Bay, announces its lineup of six plays for the upcoming 2020 season. The plays include an early career work from playwright David Mamet, a 1964 musical by the legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, a multi-award winning classic about the unlikely friendship between an elderly lady and her driver, the story of an unconventional advice columnist, and a farcical take on the making of Gone With The Wind.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
On April 8th, 2020 Join Portland Theatre veterans Norman Wilson and Courtney Freed for a glittering musical exploration of love, laughter and everything in between. Featuring some of the nation's greatest composers such as the Gershwins, Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer, Rodgers & Hart, Irving Berlin and more! With Darcy White on piano, T.J. Arko on drums and Bernardo Gomez on bass, this special night on the Lakewood Mainstage will knock your socks off! Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.lakewood-center.org
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020
Take a trip back through time and laugh yourself silly as Roleystone Theatre presents the popular Stephen Sondheim musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2020
Stephen Sondheim is today celebrating his 90th birthday - all best wishes from BroadwayWorld! You can mark this special day by watching the BBC Prom dedicated to the great man's 80th birthday, which will be repeated tonight on BBC Four.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2020
Not a day goes by that our love ever dies for the music of these two living legends. All we ask of you is that you celebrate with a playlist of their greatest tunes for today and ever after!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Company is officially in previews on Broadway!  Following the engagement in London's West End, the new production of Sondheim and George Furth's landmark American musical, Company, directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Marianne Elliott comes to Broadway starring Tony and Grammy Award® winner Katrina Lenk as Bobbie and two-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winner Patti LuPone as Joanne.
by Peter Nason - Mar 19, 2020
How do we make a list of the 101 greatest show tunes from the past 100 years without bias? That's certainly a near-impossible mountain to climb, because even some forms of biases, knowledgeable judgments, are key when doing a task like this. But we need to make it as objective as possible when dealing with something so subjective.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2020
Pear Theatre Presents SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM June 11 a?" July 12, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
The Box performing arts space at The Gateway presents two virtual opportunities for interested playwrights of all experience levels.   The first, PLAYWRITING WITH RJ AND ELISE, is a virtual playwright workshop running three weeks, from June 15 to 29, 6:30-7:30 pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
Tonight, tune in to watch Our Leading Ladies at 8:15pm CT, featuring Danielle Bowen, Ali Ewoldt, Stephanie Gibson and Elena Shaddow.
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2020
Nathan Lane recently sat down with Collider to discuss his new series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
Christine Ebersole and Lawrence Yurman are this week's guests on Cabaret Corner! For over 30 years two-time Tony Award winning actress Christine Ebersole has captivated audiences on the Broadway stage, in television series and specials, films, concert appearances, and recordings.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2020
Tony winner Donna McKechnie will take the airwaves with Richard Skipper through Richard Skipper Celebrates on Facebook AND YouTube for Project ALS June 15th at 5PM ET.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
The Muny announced today that it will offer 10 weeks of free online Muny entertainment for the summer of 2020. For 10 consecutive Monday nights, with a single repeat stream on the subsequent Thursday, audiences and fans can experience the magic of their Muny summer online at muny.org with both curated and newly created entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
Get to know the Next on Stage top 15 contestants! Meet high schooler Hannah Carter!
by Student Blogger: Emily Naud - Jul 7, 2020
For this blog post, I thought it would be interesting to find interview questions online for actresses and try to answer them. So, here goes! 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts have announced the eight-part online interview series, Backstage with MMD: Random Notes & Anecdotes From Productions Directed By Marcia Milgrom Dodge.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Brisbane Philharmonic Orchestra are pleased to announce a special concert, to celebrate the 90th birthday of the legendary Stephen Sondheim presented on his actual birthday, Sunday 22 March 2020, in QPAC's Concert Hall.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2020
The rumors are true! Nathan Lane and Laurie Metcalf will lead a revival of Death of a Salesman. While not officially announced, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that the long-rumored production will come to Broadway in spring 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
Zubin Varla and Robert Tripolino will join the cast of ZORRO in concert at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 23 February as Don Alejandro and Ramon respectively. They join the previously announced Ricardo Afonso (Jesus Christ Superstar, We Will Rock You) as the titular role and Diego, Olivier Award-winning actress Lesli Margherita (Matilda on Broadway, Dames At Sea on Broadway, Zorro original West End cast) reprising the role of Inez and four-time Olivier-nominated actress Emma Williams (Half A Sixpence, Mrs Henderson Presents, Zorro original West End cast) who will also reprise the role of Luisa.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020
MaryJo Mundy, the highly acclaimed and beloved cabaret singer and founder of the longest running open mic at the famed Gardenia, hosts the 4th night of what celebrates and fosters musical theatre/cabaret performers, while also showcasing her own remarkable talent. On the third Saturday of every month Ms. Mundy (co-hosted monthly by Alexis Gach and singer/songwriter/producer Hillary Rollins ) throws a 'cabaret party' on-stage at the Gardenia along with three guest performers.
by Martin Ganeider - Feb 4, 2020
Not sure how to spend Valentines Day? There are plenty of options to spend the afternoon/evening with your beloved one. Apart from all the fine restaurants and Jewellery stores, there is some fine entertainment, offering something for everyone's taste. Here are some of our favorites for Valentine's day.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 3, 2020
Today's top stories: Broadway gathers to remember Jerry Herman tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Broadway veteran, Edward Watts will star as El Gallo in The Link Theatre's inaugural production of Tom Jonesand Harvey Schmidt's The Fantasticks. Watts previously played the role for more than 1,000 performances in the Off-Broadway production in New York City. The first professional theatre company in Northeast Arkansas, The Link is a new non-profit theater company located in Jonesboro, AR. Broadway veteran Matt Cavenaugh will direct the musical, which will play for three nights only starting Friday, March 6, 2020 at The Glass Factory (313 W Huntington Avenue, Jonesboro, AR). Watts replaces the previously announced Ben Davis who had to exit the production due to conflicts with his shooting schedule.
by Jerri Shafer - Feb 21, 2020
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a nonstop laughfest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted, courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors and a showgirl or two. This unforgettable, hysterical musical allows a terrific ensemble of comedic actors to shine – 'something for everyone, a comedy tonight!' Performances are February 21st thru the 29th at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. For tickets or more information, visit: https://www.imaginecolumbus.org/
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2020
Today's top stories: MCP presents its one-night Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat concert tonight at Lincoln Center, and more!
by Michael Dale - Feb 16, 2020
Back in the days before multiple workshops and lengthy regional runs, the geniuses of musical theatre often had to work miracles during of-of-town previews to quickly revise and rewrite surefire flops like HELLO, DOLLY! and A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM into Broadway hits.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) will host a celebration of Andrew Weems (1961-2019). The celebration will take place at Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn), TFANA's home, on Monday, February 17 at 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2020
The original cast recording of new musical My Brilliant Career is now available to stream on iTunes, Spotify and all major platforms.
by Neil Shurley - Apr 5, 2020
'I'm kind of a lazy hermit anyway, so we just sort of imitate each other.'
by Peter Nason - Apr 30, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best musical theatre characters from 1940-2020; see if your favorites made the cut!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has added shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Garth Kravits and Ali Ewoldt have collaborated virtually, singing 'Soon It's Gonna Rain' from The Fantasticks! 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2020
Due to current government guidelines resulting in a delay to the production, the producers of SISTER ACT announced today that performances in London and on tour have now been rescheduled.
by Stage Tube - Apr 23, 2020
Nathan Lane logged into The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night for a chat!
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2020
Nathan Lane was profiled today on CBS Sunday Morning, to chat about his role on the television series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.
by Richard Sasanow - Apr 12, 2020
Luckily for viewers on the Metropolitan Opera's “Met on Demand”—with selections available free in this time of COVID-19, on your laptop or as apps for your phone or tablet—there were a couple of knee-slappers thrown in among the drama of AIDA, PARSIFAL and ROMEO ET JULIETTE this week. Two of my favorites were there: Donizetti's DON PASQUALE and Verdi's FALSTAFF.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
ALONG THE WAY, the debut album from Bobby Conte Thornton (A Bronx Tale, Company) will be released digitally everywhere music is sold on Friday, April 24, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020
Actor, director and comedian Frank Ferrante, star of An Evening With Groucho and the cirque show Teatro ZinZanni, took his act to Facebook Live on March 22nd.