A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1963 - 1965)

Original id: 
Start date: 
2 October 1963
End date: 
31 July 1965
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
The extensive run at the Strand was followed by a national tour, with Kenneth Connor taking over as director and Charles Hawtrey taking over the role of Hysterium.
Media of production: 
Opera, musical and related genres

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
George Abbott Director at the Strand Theatre
Kenneth Connor Director for the national tour
Kenneth Connor Actor Hysterium, at the Strand Theatre
Eddie Gray Actor
Charles Hawtrey Actor Hysterium, for the national tour
Frankie Howerd Actor Prologus / Pseudolus
Jon Pertwee Actor Lycus
Jean Rosenthal Lighting
Stephen Sondheim Composer
Tony Walton Set & Costume Designer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Strand Theatre (London, Greater London, England) 2 October, 1963 762 performances

How to cite this production

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1963 - 1965), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/5877 <28 October 2020>