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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum! Edinburgh Fringe 2017

American High School Theatre Festival Show!

Juneau-Douglas High School Theatre Department is proud to bring to the Edinburgh Fringe, our version of Broadway's classical musical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum!

With a musical score written by Into the Wood's Stephen Sondheim, this musical is a smorgasbord of comedy "wit and bit" that never ceases to bring belly laughter to audiences worldwide.

Sondheim, along with book writers Burt Shevelove and Larry Gilbert, takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000-year-old comedies of classical Roman theatre with the infectious energy and hijinks of classic vaudeville.

In the JDHS version (which is the production the award winning theatre students are performing at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland) the idea is a play within a play (much like the concept of Man of LaMancha). 

JDHS's version takes place at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh on Grassmarket Street at night w…