VenueOlivier (National Theatre)
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From28th June 2004
Opened9th July 2004
To2nd November 2004
WhenJun 28,29,30, Jul 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,10,19,20,21,26,28, Aug 2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,12,14,16,17,18,19,20,21,23,24,26,27,28 Sep 14,15,16,17,18,24,25,27,28, Oct 4,5,6,27,28,29,30, Nov 1,2 at 19:30. Jul 9, Aug 9 19:00. Jul 21,28, Aug 4,7,12,14,18,21, Sep 16,18,25,
PricesFrom £10.00. To £25.00.
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the ForumT0141536921
Bawdy musical based on the play of Plautus set in ancient Rome, with the hit Comedy Tonight! Pseudolus, the slave, is left in charge of his owner's young son who has fallen madly in live with a virgin in the house of Lycus, a slave dealer specializing in beautiful women. If he can rescue the girl he will be free! What can go wrong?
Book by Burt Shevelove
Book by Larry Gelbard
Music Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics Stephen Sondheim

Archive :: production:T0141536921, musical:S1388, venue:V373

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Producer National Theatre
Director Edward Hall
Design Julian Crouch
Lighting Paul Anderson
Choreographer Rob Ashford
Sound Paul Groothuis
Costume Kevin Pollard
Music Michael Starobin (orchestration)
Director Martin Lowe (music)
Director Mark Etherington (music asst.)
Performer Desmond Barrit (Pseudolus)
Performer Jane Fowler (Tintinabula)
Performer Sam Kelly (Senex)
Performer Hamish McColl (Hysterium)
Performer Philip Quast (Miles Gloriosus)
Performer David Schneider (Lycus)
Performer Isla Blair (Pseudolus)
Performer Darren Carnall (Protean)
Performer Peter Caulfield (Protean)
Performer Owain Rhys Davies (Swing)
Performer Simone de la Rue (Geminae)
Performer Tiffany Graves (Gymnasia)
Performer Vince Leigh (Hero)
Performer Alan Leith (Sergeant)
Performer David Lucas (Protean)
Performer Michelle Lukes (Vibrata)
Performer Graham MacDuff (Protean)
Performer Hayley Newton (Geminae)
Performer Sarah O'Gleby (Swing)
Performer Michael Rouse (Protean)
Performer Caroline Sheen (Philia)
Performer Spencer Soloman (Swing/Dance Captain)
Performer Lorraine Stewart (Panacea)
Performer Harry Towb (Erronius)
Performer Matthew Wolfenden (Protean)

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