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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum ()

Produced by

Stratford Festival

Presented by

Mirvish Productions

Book: Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart
Music: Stephen Sondheim
Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Director: Des McAnuff

Originally Produced on Broadway by Harold S. Prince


CAA Ed Mirvish Theatre


December 15th, 2010 – January 16th, 2011


The ultimate toga party! Crafty Roman slaves, scantily clad courtesans and crazy knockabout comedy add up to one of the funniest musicals ever written! Panderers! Philanderers! Cupidity! Timidity! (


Sean Cullen Pseudolus
Bruce Dow Pseudolus
Jordan Bell The Proteans / Understudy Hero
Stephen Cota The Proteans / Understudy Miles Gloriosus / Understudy Erronius
Julius Sermonia The Proteans / Understudy Marcus Lycus
Randy Hughson Senex
Deann deGruijter Domina
Steven Sutcliffe Hysterium
Mike Nadajewski Hero
Cliff Saunders Marcus Lycus
Chilina Kennedy Philia
Carla Bennett Tintinabula
Rachel Crowther Panacea / Understudy Philia
Jacqueline Burtney The Geminae
Eran Goodyear The Geminae
Jennifer Rias Vibrata
Lindsay Croxall Gymnasia / Understudy Domina
Brian Tree Erronius / Understudy Senex
Dan Chameroy Miles Gloriosus
Randy Ganne Swing / Understudy Pseudolus
Kyle Golemba Swing / Understudy Hysterium
Krista Leis Swing / Dance Captain

Creative Team

Burt Shevelove Book
Larry Gelbart Book
Stephen Sondheim Music
Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
Des McAnuff Director
Wayne Cilento Choreographer
Franklin Brasz Musical Director
Des McAnuff Musical Staging
Wayne Cilento Musical Staging
John Arnone Set Designer
Dana Osborne Costume Designer
Kevin Fraser Lighting Designer
Jim Neil Sound Designer
Simon Fon Stunt Co-ordinator
Jeff Gordon Physical Comedy Consultant
Rick Fox Music Supervisor
Bruce Coughlin Orchestrator
Ted Sperling Incidental Music Arranger
Jim Abbott Dance Arrangements
Daryl Cloran Assistant Director
Ted Banafalvi Assistant Choreographer
Davida Tkach Assistant Lighting Designer


Franklin Brasz Conductor
Marilyn Dallman Keyboard 1
Laura Burton Keyboard 2
Vern Dorge Flute / Piccolo / Clarinet / Alto Sax
Tom Skublics Clarinet / Bass Clarinet / Alto Sax / Soprano Sax /
Tony Nickels Oboe / English Horn / Clarinet / Clarinet / Eb Clarinet / Tenor Sax
Steve McDade Trumpet 1
Jason Logue Trumpet 2
Derek Conrod French Horn
Alastair Kay Trombone
Graham Hargrove Percussion
Dave Campion Drums / Percussion
Luc Michaud Bass
Don Sweete Music Preparation
Marilyn Dallman Rehearsal Pianist
Dale Anne Brendon Rehearsal Drummer
Dave Campion Rehearsal Drummer


James Magruder Dramaturge
Beth Russell Casting Director
Maxwell T. Wilson Stage Manager
Angela Marshall Assistant Stage Manager
Melissa Rood Assistant Stage Manager
Judith Richardson Executive Producer
Jason Miller Producer
John Tiggleoven Director of Production
Ann Swerdfager Publicity Director
Bonnie Green Assistant Producer
Ron Nichol Company Manager
Elke Binder Executive Assistant to the Artistic Director
Susan Lemenchick Assistant to the Producer
Cheryl Bender Production Administrator
Andrew Mestern Technical Director
Dona Hrabluk Head of Properties
Christopher Klein Head Scenic Artist
Neil R. Cheney Head Carpenter
Anne Moore Wardrobe Manager
Gerald Attenburg Head of Wigs and Makeuo
Elissa Horscroft Production Manager
Davida Tkach Assistant Technical Director
Michael Ryan Head Carpenter
Greg Bride Master Electrcian
Lance Hinds Head of Sound
Mike Izma Property Master
William Gosling FOH Mix
Sharon Parker Wardrobe Mistress
Erica Croft-Fraser Wigs and Makeup Show Head
Rick Whitelaw Contractor


Nigel Romeril Head Electrician
Frank Galle Head Carpenter
Paul Axford Head of Properties
Sean Poole Head Flyman
Steve Devine Head of Sound