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53 Star Starred
Saratoga Civic Theater
At the corner of Allendale and Fruitvale 13777 Fruitvale Ave. Saratoga, CA 95070
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25 events
17 reviews
12 stars
I wore short sleeve shirt and slacks, but it was so hot that evening, shorts would have worked..
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17 reviews
12 stars
parking for this performance was easy and free
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
11 ratings
4.2 average rating
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168 events
30 reviews
18 stars
attended Feb 05 2011

The show was pretty good. It ran a bit late, until 10:30pm, which was very late for us, since we had a 45-min commute! Auditorium accomated abt 300 people, comfortable seating, very nice auditorium. Show had a live orchestra.

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5 reviews
7 stars
attended Feb 04 2011

Very funny, zany show. Our seats were forth row, stage left. The woman at the box office said she chose it for us so we weren’t too close to the orchestra. The orchestra is amazing. Two by two in front of first row. They have monitors so they...continued

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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Feb 19 2011

Hilarious! SBMT always does such a great job all around - casting, costumes, set (on a tiny stage to boot!), and great orchestra too.

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Broadway’s greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written – the perfect escape from life’s troubles. A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. Add a score by Stephen Sondheim to the zany mix of mistaken identities, lovely courtesans and scheming servants, and you have the recipe for a sure-fire audience pleaser that will have you howling in your seat!