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Freud Playhouse at UCLA
245 Charles E Young Drive East Los Angeles, CA 90095
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"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
69 ratings
4.6 average rating
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72 events
26 reviews
28 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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124 events
9 reviews
20 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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66 events
39 reviews
36 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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It’s “comedy tonight,” as Reprise Theatre Company brings you Stephen Sondheim’s laugh-out-loud musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum! Travel to Ancient Rome and experience the zany antics for yourself, complete with mistaken identities, a house full of courtesans, a conniving slave and an elaborate web of lies that will lead to an uproarious night in the theatre!

Don’t miss A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This 6-time Tony Award winner will have you rolling in the aisles.

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