Plays Directory : A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

The information below is intended to give you a brief guide to the show and highlight some of the other The Mandy Network members who have also been involved in this show.

  • Author
    Stephen Sondheim
  • Written
  • Setting
    Ancient Rome
  • Overview
    of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus (251–183 BC) — specifically Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus and Mostellaria — it tells the bawdy story of a slave named Pseudolus and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door. The plot displays many classic elements of farce, including puns, a two-tiered set with many doors, cases of mistaken identity (frequently involving characters disguising themselves as one another), and satirical comments on social class.

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6 known characters

6 known roles

Connected mandy members:

David Huffman
2018, Hero
Meadowvale Theatre
Joseph Granata
2017, Hero/Chorus
The Poor School
Khalil Roelcke
2015, Hero
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
Eddie Chamberlin
2014, Hero
The Workhouse Theatre
Xandy Champken
2013, Hero
Stu Large
Stu Large
2012, Hero
Anthony Rhodes
2009, Hero
Barton Village Hall
Marc Kelly
Marc Kelly
2005, Hero