A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum archiveBawdy 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(s): Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbard
Music: Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
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Archive listings for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Work type: Musical.


Company Truro Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society.
27 Jul 15 to 31 Jul 15Minack Theatre, Penzance :: V872
listing details L01944459469


Producer Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
8 Nov 12 to 17 Nov 12The Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol :: V1384579886
listing details L481099409


Producer Erith Playhouse.
11 Jul 11 to 16 Jul 11Playhouse, Erith :: V186
listing details L1113076982


Company Abergavenny Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society.
9 May 11 to 14 May 11Borough Theatre, Abergavenny :: V839
listing details L01909128886


Director Bob Carlton. Design Mark Walters. Costume Rodney Ford. Musical Director Julian Littman. Lighting Chris Howcroft. Sound Rick Clarke. Choreographer Donna Berlin. Performer Julian Littman (Pseudolus). Performer James Earl Adair. Performer Lindsay Ashworth. Performer Christine Holman. Performer Simon Jessop. Performer Tom Jude. Performer Natasha Moore. Performer Stuart organ. Performer Wendy Paver. Performer Matthew Quinn. Performer Sarah Scowen. Performer Oliver Seymour-Marsh. Performer steve Simmonds. Performer Joe West.
24 Sep 10 to 16 Oct 10Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch :: V41
listing details L987530929


Company Southampton Operatic Society.
19 Jan 10 to 23 Jan 10NST Campus, Southampton :: V776
listing details L807983937


Company Brentwood Operatic Society.
20 Jan 09 to 24 Jan 09Brentwood Theatre, Brentwood :: V1024
listing details L0100990334


Company New Wolsey Theatre. Director Peter Rowe. Design Dawn Allsopp.
14 Sep 06 to 7 Oct 06New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich :: V81
listing details L1525049677


Tickets from WebsiteProducer Pantheon Club. Director John Carnegie. Director Steven Rance (music). Choreographer Zoe Inglis.
13 Jun 06 to 17 Jun 06Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
listing details L0847951329


Company Bury St Edmunds Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society.
25 Oct 05 to 29 Oct 05Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L179675655


Company Treading the Boards.
9 Feb 05 to 12 Feb 05His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen :: V585
listing details L0144930277


Part of the Travelex £10 seasonProducer 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).
28 Jun 04 to 2 Nov 04Olivier (National Theatre), West End :: V373
listing details L01568346946


Company The Potato Room Players.
11 May 04 to 15 May 04City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds :: V973
listing details L02066910664


Company Torch Theatre Company. Director June Voller. Director Kevin Joint. Choreographer Coral Stode.
23 Sep 03 to 27 Sep 03Epsom Playhouse, Epsom :: V699
listing details L112137421


Director Guy Saunders. Director Clive Swan (music).
13 Aug 03 to 16 Aug 03General, Outer London :: V1087
listing details L0276160978


Company Swanbank Music.
8 Jul 03 to 12 Jul 03Putney Arts Theatre, Outer London :: V363
listing details L01985423986


Company The Revellers. Performer Martin Linford (Pseudolus). Performer Estelle Todisco. Performer Steve Gravett (Captain Miles Gloriosus).
29 Apr 03 to 3 May 03Key Theatre, Peterborough :: V27
listing details L1114696849


Company Headingley Amateur Operatic Society (HAOS).
7 May 02 to 11 May 02Civic Theatre, Leeds :: V974
listing details L1425532259


Producer Maddermarket Theatre. Director John Mangan.
25 Apr 02 to 4 May 02The Maddermarket, Norwich :: V71
listing details L0465218770


Company New Era Light Opera Company.
27 Nov 01 to 1 Dec 01Brewhouse, Burton-on-Trent :: V126
listing details L938264146


Company Argosy Players.
10 Oct 01 to 13 Oct 01Compass Theatre, Outer London :: V1166
listing details L01196990836


Company Side Show Theatre Company.
8 Aug 01 to 11 Aug 01Kenneth More Theatre, Outer London :: V313
listing details L0829213206


Performer Griff Rhys Jones (Pseudolus). Performer Dennis Quilley (Senex). Performer Della Jones (Domina). Performer George Dvorsky (Miles Gloriosus). Performer Avery Saltzman (Hysterium).
22 May 01 to 23 May 01Peacock Theatre, West End :: V222
listing details L01136579001


Company Spiral Youth Theatre.
26 Oct 00 to 28 Oct 00Cryer Arts (formerly Charles Cryer Studio Theatre), Outer London :: V293
listing details L2006740726


Company Portsmouth Players.
11 Oct 99 to 16 Oct 99Kings Theatre Portsmouth, Southsea :: V780
listing details L0838722043


Director Ian Talbot. Design Paul Farsworth. Director Catherine Jayes (music). Choreographer Lisa Kent. Design Paul Farnsworth. Performer Susie Blake (Domina). Performer Peter Gallagher (Miles Gloriosus). Performer Roy Hudd (Pseudolus). Performer Michael Tudor Barnes (Senex). Performer Ken Wynne (Erronius). Performer Natasha Bain. Performer Claire Carrie. Performer Fiona Dunn. Performer Peter Forbes. Performer Rebecca Hartley. Performer Ben Hicks. Performer Sara Hillier. Performer Rachel Matthews. Performer Gavin Muir. Performer Vincent Penfold. Performer Rhashan Stone. Performer Giles Taylor. Performer Tony Whittle.
20 Jul 99 to 31 Aug 99Open Air Theatre, West End :: V403
listing details L2109844652


Company Micromusicals.
1 Jul 99 to 3 Jul 99Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon :: V927
listing details L0798012837
1 Jul 99 to 3 Jul 99Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon :: V927
listing details L954143781


Performer Damian Williams.
20 Apr 99 to 24 Apr 99Octagon Theatre, Yeovil :: V919
listing details L01947986754


Performer Julian Littman. Performer Nicola Dawn.
to 28 Mar 98Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch :: V41
listing details L05686633

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15 Jun 19 to 22 Jun 19Garrick Theatre, Stockport :: V504
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27 Apr 18 to 5 May 18Wharf Theatre, Devizes :: V929
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13 Oct 14 to 18 Oct 14Plaza Theatre, Romsey :: V773
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23 Sep 10Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking :: V1033
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13 Mar 03 to 15 Mar 03Theatre in the Mill, Bradford :: V968
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5 Nov 02 to 9 Nov 02Brentwood Theatre, Brentwood :: V1024
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10 Oct 00 to 14 Oct 00Grand Theatre, Lancaster :: V521
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7 Oct 99 to 9 Oct 99Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
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22 Sep 99 to 25 Sep 99Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes :: V752
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2 Oct 97 to 4 Oct 97Prince of Wales Centre, Cannock :: V115
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12 Apr 97 to 26 Apr 97Crescent Theatre, Birmingham :: V144
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