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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Members say: Funny, Clever, Great acting, Delightful, Hilarious

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The Heights Players revives Stephen Sondheim's joyous, musical romp through Rome with desperate lovers, scheming neighbors, and secrets behind every toga.

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Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful, but slow-witted, courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, not to mention a showgirl or two. 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2,000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. The score features favorites such as "Lovely," "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid," and "Comedy Tonight."


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91
Ambitious, Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Excellent and magnificent musical work.

See it if You want to laugh.

Don't see it if You don't have a sense of humor.

85
Funny, Great acting

See it if You want to see a well known Sondheim musical performed by a very talented cast

Don't see it if You don't want to come to a theater in Brooklyn even though this Brooklyn Heights theater is close to many subway lines

80
Funny, Intelligent, Refreshing, Hilarious, Great staging

See it if you like Nathan lane and a good comedy that keeps you laughing very good staging

Don't see it if if you don t like slaps stick

90
Clever, Intelligent, Hilarious, My first musical!

See it if You want a fun evening out!

Don't see it if You are boring

84
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Masterful

See it if Thought it was a great play, witty and charming. Left feeling happy.

Don't see it if You don't enjoy great comedy.

70
Funny, Epic, Great acting

See it if You enjoy a classic stage and silver screen production.

Don't see it if You are looking for something different and unique.

70
Funny, Disappointing, Cliched, Dated

See it if you like to re-visit old musicals

Don't see it if if you think it might be better than the old version.

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Dizzying, Entertaining

See it if Anyone that loves fun and farce with great music

Don't see it if You don't like top drawer entertainment

70
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Great acting, Quirky

See it if there's nothing else available

Don't see it if you don't like the performers


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