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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Freud Playhouse at UCLA (Los Angeles, CA)

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69 ratings
4.6 average rating
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35 reviews
30 stars
attended Mar 20 2010

Funniest show I have seen..if ever. And it was a matinee! Just terrific. Dream casting, direction, music, choreography, design....LOVED this show. Funny, Funny!

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jedewards@gmail.com Red Velvet
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23 reviews
20 stars
attended Mar 16 2010

Side-splittingly funny! This is an excellent production, sharp, fast-paced, well sung, acted, and cast, with the laughs coming at a steady clip. Viewers who are only familiar with the 1966 movie staring Zero Mostel will be pleasantly surprised...continued

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 21 2010

The show is what it is. In other words if you're familiar with this corny Sondheim musical you know in advance that it has its limitations. It will remind you of a Mel Brooks movie. Some actors shined more than others, and the sets were kind of...continued

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Michael M. Landman-Karny Red Velvet
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34 reviews
83 stars
attended Mar 19 2010

An excellent production of a classic musical comedy with a 22 piece orchestra and a sensational cast. Ruth Williamson as Domina once again proves to be an unsung treasure of American musical theatre.

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24 reviews
12 stars
attended Mar 21 2010

We thought it was great! Very funny, even to the younger folks in the audience who, unlike us, had not seen Zero Mostel in the production so long ago.

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10 reviews
7 stars
attended Mar 16 2010

Nothing funny happened on the way to the forum.. Terrible cast..completely inept comedically-- amateurishly and uninventively staged and absolutely high school choregraphy.. This show needs great comedic actors -- 90% of the cast were ot of that...continued

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8 reviews
26 stars
attended Mar 16 2010

The three of us thoroughly enjoyed the show. The seats were great.

Thanks

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62 reviews
45 stars
attended Mar 21 2010

One of Reprise's best shows. All cast members were excellent. Very, very funny. Great evening and great theater.

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30 reviews
21 stars
attended Mar 16 2010

This is one of my favorite musical comedies and I was not let down by this fine cast and an amazing orchestra. Great comic timing and acting. All the vocals were spot on. I HIGHLY recommend seeing this show. Kudos Reprise!

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Chubsy Ubsy Red Velvet
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12 reviews
10 stars
attended Mar 24 2010

Excellent direction and cast. This is burlesque which demands and receives classic comedian/comedienne timing from an expert cast.
Freud Theater is not the best venue with the orchestra onstage rather in a pit however the set decoration and most...continued

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6 reviews
13 stars
attended Mar 16 2010

Absolutely fabulous. One of the best stage productions we've seen in LA!

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4 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 20 2010

A charming, entertaining and well cast show. I highly recommend it.

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90 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 23 2010

An all-around excellent production staged with wit as well as musicality

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76 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 16 2010

A loose staging of can't miss material. Lots of fun. The preview I went to featured a stand-in voice for leading lady who lost her voice. Echo Song was missing. Hopefully, she will get her voice back during the run. Good supporting cast.

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62 reviews
17 stars
attended Mar 28 2010

I would recommend this production to anyone who wants to experience a truly memorable and highly entertaining evening of musical theatre. The well known score has held up well over the years, and the cast is superb without exception. Staging is...continued

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51 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 20 2010

This show was silly BUT it was also very funny and entertaining. The actors displayed very good singing, acting and timing. Farewell, farewell, farewell....

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51 reviews
37 stars
attended Mar 16 2010

This was an excellent show. It was funny, witty and engaging.

My seats were perfect, I paid 1/2 price and I had a great time - What more could you want?

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44 reviews
188 stars
attended Mar 24 2010

This is one of the best written musicals and it is beautifully performed here. Farces require impeccable timing and this cast proves to be up to the task. The set and costumes, though not innovative, are effective, and the 22-piece orchestra...continued

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33 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 24 2010

Excellent production - great talent on-stage and off. Very funny, good singing. We enjoyed every minute. Go if you can still get tickets.

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