The 1962 Original Broadway cast recording, the published script, the piano-vocal selections, and the full piano score
Director Scott Miller's blog, "The Bad Boy of Musical Theatre" about New Line's creative process.
Two of Plautus' plays that Forum is based on, Pseudolus and Miles Gloriosus.
The book Sondheim used as a reference while he wrote the show, Daily Life in Ancient Rome: The People and the City at the Height of the Empire, by Jérôme Carcopino
The HBO series Rome, and the Netflix series Roman Empire
The excellent book Roman Laughter: The Comedy of Plautus by Erich Segal
And check out the Stephen Sondheim Reference Guide online for more info about Sondheim, Forum, and his other shows.
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM runs June 1-24, 2023, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, all at 8:00 p.m., at the Marcelle Theater, 3310 Samuel Shepard Drive, three blocks east of Grand, in the Grand Center Arts District. June 1 is a preview.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students/seniors on Thursdays; and $30 for adults and $25 for students/seniors on Fridays and Saturdays. To charge tickets by phone, call MetroTix at 314-534-1111 or visit the Fox Theatre box office or the MetroTix website.
DISCOUNTS: HIGH SCHOOL DISCOUNT: Any high school student with a valid school ID can get a $10 ticket for any performance, with the code word, posted only on New Line's Facebook page. COLLEGE FREE SEATS: Ten free seats for every performance, open to any college student with a valid student ID. EDUCATORS DISCOUNT: New Line offers all currently employed educators half price tickets on any Thursday night, with work ID or other proof of employment. MILITARY DISCOUNT: New Line offers all active duty military personnel half price tickets on any Thursday night, with ID or other proof of active duty status.
All offers not valid in connection with other discounts or offers, available only at the door, and subject to availability. All programs subject to change. New Line Theatre receives funding from the Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council.