Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum [Bay Cities]

Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum [Bay Cities]

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is one of Stephen Sondheim's earliest musicals, both in terms of performance date and setting -- the story takes place in Rome, around 100 B.C. The show itself premiered in New York in 1962, starring Zero Mostel -- who is widely associated with the role he plays here -- as the

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Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum [Bay Cities] 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Maura2003 More than 1 year ago
Years ago I saw this show on Broadway and enjoyed it very much. However after listening to the CD I realized that memories are not always accurate. The music is dated. Nothing really stands out in the performances. If someone had never seen the show they would not have a clue as to the weak storyline unless one read the liner notes. The performances are OK but without the subsequent star power of Zero Mostel I can't think of a reason to recommend this. However, the song "Comedy Tonight still brings a smile to my face.