A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

2003

A Funny Thing Happened on the  Way to the Forum

It was back to Ancient Rome for our 2003 production, the slapstick farce "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum". Another Howden and Waldmann collaboration with Lisa Rubinovich taking over the stage management.
Hilarious moments included a Keystone Cops-style chase across the stage and Ed Spitz in blonde wig desperately trying to keep out of the way of roman centurion Eric Isaacson. We also welcomed back Tamar Naggan after a 16 year absence.
The audiences agreed that as in the words of the opening song, there was plenty of "Comedy Tonight".

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Cast
Stephen  Howden Stephen Howden Prologus/Pseudolus
Arnie  Gross Arnie Gross Senex
June  Hare June Hare Domina
Ed  Spitz Ed Spitz Hysterium
Assaf  Diamant Assaf Diamant Hero
Alan  Cohen Alan Cohen Dyslexus
Bob  Gilmour Bob Gilmour Humerus
Leon  Gelkoff Leon Gelkoff Flatfutus
Amiel  Schotz Amiel Schotz Marcus Lycus
Yamima  Osher Yamima Osher Viagara
Dana  Shechtman Dana Shechtman Tintinabula
Batya  Levine Batya Levine Panacea
Alona  Lipetz Alona Lipetz Aquaria
Erin  Howden Erin Howden Vibrata
Tamar  Naggan Tamar Naggan Philia
Hamutal  Yellin Hamutal Yellin Delphia
Paul  Hare Paul Hare Erronius
Eric  Isaacson Eric Isaacson Miles Gloriosus
Gail  Greene Gail Greene Scornia
Mike  Quastel Mike Quastel Shurpees
Yiftach  Mizrachi Yiftach Mizrachi Burpees
Gal  Lifshitz Gal Lifshitz Curtsees
Golda  Simkins Golda Simkins Magnet-Arta
Annie  Molcho Annie Molcho Tibia
Sarah  Feinwachs Sarah Feinwachs Fibia
Patti  Golan Patti Golan Trivia
Liezl  Muallem Liezl Muallem Hibiscus
Joan  Avigur Joan Avigur Hocus
Myra  Suissa Myra Suissa Pocus
Crew
Rosa  Howden Rosa Howden Director and Choreographer
David  Waldmann David Waldmann Musical Director
Bob  Gilmour Bob Gilmour Producer
Frieda  Gilmour Frieda Gilmour Assistant Producer
Lisa  Rubinowitz Lisa Rubinowitz Stage Manager
Kara  Aharon Kara Aharon Assistant to the Musical Director
Yardena  Alkan Yardena Alkan Set Design and Construction
Melanie  Lombard Melanie Lombard Costumes
Judy  Frank Judy Frank Props and Backstage Coordination
Judy  Swinger-Freed Judy Swinger-Freed Scenery Construction and Backstage Team
Steve  Tucker Steve Tucker Scenery Construction and Backstage Team
Carolina  Schmidt Carolina Schmidt Scenery Construction and Backstage Team
Richard  Bennett Richard Bennett Scenery Construction and Backstage Team
Albert  Jacob Albert Jacob Orchestra Steward
Lisbeth  Kressel Lisbeth Kressel Ticket Administration and Super-title Translation
Margo  Tepper-Schotz Margo Tepper-Schotz Poster and Graphics
Cyril  Simkins Cyril Simkins Translation Technician
Myra  Bennett Myra Bennett Translation Processing
Hamutal  Yellin Hamutal Yellin Administrative Translations
Annie  Molcho Annie Molcho Make-up

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LOGON Trivia

The Policemen and Frederick from the 1994 production of "The Pirates of Penzance", appeared on the Dan Shilon television show that year.

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