A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Musical
Ancient Roman slave Pseudolus schemes to win his freedom by helping his young master Hero win the beautiful courtesan Philia, who is betrothed to the egotistical soldier Miles Gloriosus, in this musical farce based on the plays of Plautus.
  • Book: Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart
  • Music: Stephen Sondheim
  • Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Awards

Tony Award
1972 Actor in a Musical Winner
1972 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1972 Featured Actor in a Musical Winner