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Laugh at the Absurdities of Ancient Rome During This Rip-Roaring Performance

The greatest farce on Broadway is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000-year-old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville. Now, see it live at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights this Saturday, May 25th!

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum is a nonstop laugh fest in which Pseudolus, a crafty slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful – but slow-witted – courtesan named Philia for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot rapidly twists and turns with cases of mistaken identity, slamming doors, bawdy innuendos and hair-brained schemes. This unforgettable musical promises to have “something for everyone!”

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The theater houses 329-seats which hosts hundreds of produced and presented performances each year including a Main Stage subscription series and a variety of concerts, comedy, and cabarets. The Metropolis School of Performing Arts enriches the lives of thousands of students ranging from 3 years to 70 years old, and the school curates arts curriculum for students of all ages, including those with special and different needs.

Make plans now to see A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum this Saturday night! Regular run performances will continue through June. The performance is rated PG-13. Tickets are $40 and may be purchased online at www.metropolisarts.com.

At 444 Social Apartments in Lincolnshire, Illinois, we find it important to attend events that stray from your typical routine. With that being said, we hope that this event will add something unique to your day. Be sure to check it out on Saturday!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, May 25, 2019—7:30 PM

Event Venue Location:
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
111 West Campbell Street
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005

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