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:

Samantha Whidby
Samantha Whidby
Production Manager
2016, Assistant Stage Manager
Thousand Oaks Performing Arts Center
Chris Bérubé
Chris Bérubé
2012, Assistant Stage Manager
Tobacco Factory
Malia Arguello
Malia Arguello
Production Stage Manager
1998, Assistant Stage Manager