Theatre Event

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The Crescent Theatre Company presents

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

by Stephen Sondheim

25 May - 1 Jun in the Main House

Anticipated running time: 1 hours, 30 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change
 

There will be an After Dark discussion following the 19:30 performance on Fri, 31st May. Free to ticket holders.

Pseudolus is the laziest slave in Rome and has but one wish, to purchase his freedom.


When his master and mistress leave for the day he finds out that the young master has fallen in love with a virgin in the house of Lycus, a slave dealer specializing in beautiful women. Pseudolus concocts a deal in which he will be freed if he can procure the girl for young Hero. Of course, it can't be that simple as everything begins to go wrong.

Directors: Tiffany Cawthorne & Keith Harris

Cast

Domina - Annie Harris
Senex - Dave Rodgers
Pseudolus - Nick Owen
Hysterium - James Knapp
Hero - Michael Jenkins
Philia - Laura Poyner
Miles Gloriosus - Tom Fitzpatrick
Lycus - Toby Davies
Erronius - Philip Astle
Proteans - Brendan Stanley, Lee Davies, Nick Doran, David Harvey, Oliver Johnson & Joshua Norris
Courtesans- Jess Raven (Tintinabula), Grace McCabe (Panacea), Charlotte Dunn (Vibrata), Jackie Blackwood & Sarah Brookes (the Geminae), Wanda Raven (Gymnasia)

Tickets: £14.50, £13.50 | Sunday Matinee Only: £8

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