Complete casting has been announced for the St. Louis Muny's summer staging of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, the third production of its 99th season.
Directed by Gary Griffin and with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Brad Haak, performances are scheduled for July 5–11.
The cast will be headed by Jordan Gelber (Pseudolus), John Tartaglia (Hysterium), Ali Ewoldt (Philia), Mark Linn-Baker (Senex), E. Faye Butler (Domina), David Josefsberg (Lycus), Marrick Smith (Hero), Nathaniel Hackmann (Miles Gloriosus), Whit Reichert (Erronius) and Marcus Choi, Justin Keyes, and Tommy Scrivens (Proteans).
The ensemble will include Justina Aveyard, Molly Callinan, Emily Hsu, Khori Michelle Petinaud, Katelyn Prominski, and Lainie Sakakura.
The limited engagement will also feature scenic design by Timothy R. Mackabee, costume design by Mara Blumenfeld, lighting design by Rob Denton, sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge, and wig design by John Metzner; the production stage manager is Cody Renard Richard.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart.
Single tickets will go on sale beginning May 8. For more information, visit Muny.org.
This season comprises Jesus Christ Superstar, The Little Mermaid, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, All Shook Up, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, A Chorus Line, and Newsies. All Shook Up and Newsies are Muny premieres.