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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum   Tour  

Opening Date: February 28, 1987    
Closing Date: July 26, 1987

Category: Musical, Comedy,Farce, Revival, National Tour
Setting: Two hundred years before the Christian era, a day in spring. A street in Rome in front of the houses of Erronius, Senex and Lycus.

Production Staff [See More]
Produced by Guber/Gross/Young Productions
Originally Produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince
Book by Larry Gelbart and Burt Shevelove; Music by Stephen Sondheim; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Musical Director: Sherman Frank
Directed by George Martin; Choreographed by Ethel Martin
Scenic Design by Michael Bottari and Ronald Case; Costume Design by Gail Cooper-Hecht; Lighting Design by Richard Winkler; Sound Design by Abe Jacob; Hair Designed and Styled by Howard Leonard
General Manager: Robert V. Straus; Company Manager: Mitzi Harder
Production Stage Manager: Joel Tropper; Stage Manager: John Actman
Associate Conductor: Howard Levitsky; Keyboards: Howard Levitsky; Drummer: David Renick
Casting Director: Jeffrey Dunn; National Press Representative: Mark Goldstaub Public Relations; Advertising: Tract Advertising; Consultant: Madeline Lee Gilford; Dance Captain: Danielle DeCrette; Photographer: Martha Swope and Associates
Mickey Rooney
an actor
slave to Hero
Mitchell Greenberg
a buyer and seller of courtesans
Robert Nichols
a citizen of Rome
Lenny Wolpe
slave to Senex and Domina
Jennifer Lee Andrews
a virgin
Marsha Bagwell
wife of Senex
Karen Byers
a courtesan
Michael Dantuono
Miles Gloriosus
a warrior
James Darrah
Victoria Dillard
a courtesan
Lesley Durnin
a courtesan
Steven Gelfer
Reed Jones
Zoie Lam
a courtesan
Lori Ellen Mello
a courtesan, one of a pair
Frank Nastasi
a citizen of Rome
Renee Robertson
a courtesan, one of a pair
Bob Walton
son of Senex and Domina
Understudies: Steve Blanchard (Miles Gloriosus, Protean), Hank Brunjes (Protean), Karen Byers (Philia), James Darrah (Hero), Danielle DeCrette (Domina, Geminae, Gymnasia, Panacea, Tintinabula, Vibrata), Steven Gelfer (Pseudolus, Senex) and Reed Jones (Erronius, Hysterium, Lycus)
music by Stephen Sondheim; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
Comedy Tonight Prologus, Proteans and Company
Love, I Hear Hero
Free Pseudolus and Hero
The House of Marcus Lycus Lycus and Courtesans
Lovely Philia and Hero
Pretty Little Picture Pseudolus, Hero and Philia
Everybody Ought to Have a Maid Senex, Pseudolus, Hysterium and Lycus
I'm Calm Hysterium
Impossible Senex and Hero
Bring Me My Bride Miles Gloriosus, Pseudolus, Proteans and Courtesans
ACT 2 Sung By
That Dirty Old Man Domina
That'll Show Him Philia
Lovely (Reprise) Pseudolus and Hysterium
Funeral Miles Gloriosus, Pseudolus, Proteans and Courtesans
Finale Entire Company
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
Jul 21, 1987 - Jul 26, 1987 San Diego Civic Theatre San Diego, CA
Jun 3, 1987 - Jul 19, 1987 Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Apr 28, 1987 - May 3, 1987 Saenger Theatre (LA) New Orleans, LA
Mar 31, 1987 - Apr 5, 1987 Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Orlando, FL
Mar 24, 1987 - Mar 29, 1987 Mahaffey Theater For The Performing Arts St. Petersburg, FL
Mar 10, 1987 - Mar 22, 1987 Emerson Colonial Theatre Boston, MA
Feb 28, 1987 - Mar 8, 1987 Shubert Performing Arts Center New Haven, CT