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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

Film

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" is a 1966 farce musical comedy film, based on the stage musical of the same name. It was inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus – specifically Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus and Mostellaria – and 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.

Writings

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.

Music

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" is a musical album of Stephen Sondheim & Ken Thorne, soundtrack.

  • also known as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966 film cast) Soundtrack
  • released in (18 years ago)

Miscellanea

  1. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 1996 to 1998 theater production of the musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
  2. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 1962-1964 theater production of the play by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
  3. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 2013-2014 theatre production of the play by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Musical nomination for Edward Watts
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical nomination for Bruce Dow
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical nomination for Lora Lee Gayer
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Ensemble, Resident Musical nomination for Shakespeare Theatre Company
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical nomination for Alan Paul
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Resident Musical nomination for Shakespeare Theatre Company
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Choreography, Resident Production nomination for Josh Rhodes
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical, received by Alan Paul
  4. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 2001 Pittsburgh CAPA theater production of the play by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
  5. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 2003 theatre production of the play by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
    • award:
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Resident Musical nomination for Signature Theatre
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Musical nomination for Lauren Williams
      • Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical nomination for Gary Griffin
  6. A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to The Forum is 2004 theater production of the play by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
    • award: - Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival
  7. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 1972 theater production of the play by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
    • award:
      • Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical nomination for Larry Blyden
      • Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical nomination for Burt Shevelove
      • Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical nomination for Phil Silvers
      • Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, received by Larry Blyden
      • Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, received by Phil Silvers
  8. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 1991 theater production of a play by Larry Gelbart and Burt Shevelove.
    • award: - Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical nomination for John Remme
  9. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 2000 theater production of the musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
    • award: - Laurence Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival
  10. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a 1981 theater production of the musical by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.

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Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

a Funny thing happened on the way to the Forum The first Broadway musical to feature an entire score by composer Stephen Sondheim, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962) is one of very few musical farces.

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