Event A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
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Venue Theatre Royal (1875-1972), Sydney, NSW
First Date 18 July 1964
Opening Date 18 July 1964
Dates Estimated Yes
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description Australian premiere.
Description Source Programme
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Musical
Subjects Sexuality
Name Function Notes
Jack Collins Actor Psedolus
Jack Gardner Actor Hero
Pauline Garrick Actor Domina
Bob Hornery Actor Lycus
Will Mahoney Actor Erronius
Don McManus Actor Miles Gloriousus
Noel Mitchell Actor The Proteans
Clifford Mollison Actor Hysterium
Geraldene Morrow Actor Philia
Max Phipps Actor The Proteans
David Spurling Actor The Proteans
Richard Walker Actor Senex
Betty Pounder Choreographer
Freddie Carpenter Director
Larry Gelbart Librettist
Burt Shevelove Librettist
Stephen Sondheim Music and Lyrics
Tony Walton Set Designer
Further Information Based on plays of Plautus. Sourced from advertisement in programme for The Independent Theatre's production of Becket, 1964. Flinders University Special Collections Theatre Programmes 1964.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Advertisement Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
The Robert Allan Collection Official program
Event Identifier 13525