Opening Night - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre kicked off their 32nd season with Sondheim's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. One down and three to go!

Photo by C. King Photography

SPONSORED BY WINCHESTER PRINTERS

JUNE 11 – 21

BOOK BY BURT SHEVELOVE AND LARRY GELBART, MUSIC AND LYRICS BY STEPHEN

SONDHEIM. BASED ON THE PLAYS OF PLAUTUS.

Directed by JONATHAN FLOM Music Direction by THOMAS ALBERT Choreography by EDWARD CARIGNAN

A musical farce set in ancient Rome, with a crafty slave, his young master, a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan, and a plot full of twists, turns, mistaken identities, slamming doors, and a showgirl or two.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are supplied by MTI, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. 212-541-4684. www.mtishows.com

Performances at 8 pm Thursday through Saturday. Matinee performances at 2:30 pm every Saturday and Sunday, and every second Wednesday (June 17 – A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; July 1 – The Addams Family; July 15 – The Wiz; and July 29 – The Music Man).

For more information visit www.ssmtva.com


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