A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Glossary and Notes

The title of the play is from a line often used to open Vaudeville acts: “A funny thing happened on the way to the theater.” The story is inspired by three farces by the Roman playwright Titus Maccius Plautus (c. 254–184 bc), viz., Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus, and Mostellaria.


Act I

Act II

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