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WVPT Prepares for Farcical "Forum"

A funny thing happens when a farce set in ancient Rome mashes up with musical theater—the result is the Tony Award winning "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," being presented by West Virginia Public Theatre July 1-10 at the Metropolitan Theatre in Morgantown.

"It's a big, broad musical comedy full of song and dance, showgirls, pratfalls and romance," said Lee Blair, co-artistic director for West Virginia Public Theatre and the production director for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum."

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"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" Opens Its Run Today

FAIRMONT —  The West Virginia Public Theatre kicks off its presentation today of the production titled “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”

Multiple showings of the play are scheduled to take place at the Metropolitan Theatre in downtown Morgantown. These showings will kick off the theatre’s 32nd summer season.

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